Defenders of Aylanae
This process can even add false memories in place of real ones.
An individual sentenced to mind death can lose all rights to succession if the head of the house wills it. Otherwise his personality is simply erased. In all cases of Mind death, all succession rights have been removed, perhaps due to fear of instilling some pawn of the Archmagi in command of the house.
Generally mindDeathed individuals are re-educated as members of Aylanae, in a set of speedy training classes (as they often still retain skills and abilities of their old life) typically becoming Templar. They are given new names and not encouraged to delve into their old lives.