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Probus

(Marcus Aurelius Probus) (prō`bəs), d. 282, Roman emperor (276–82), b. Pannonia. He was governor of the East under Marcus Claudius TacitusTacitus
(Marcus Claudius Tacitus) , d. 276, Roman emperor (275–76). An elderly senator with a reputation for honesty and vigor, he was chosen by the senate to succeed the murdered Aurelian.
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, whom he succeeded as emperor. He defeated the barbarians in Gaul and in Illyria. He reformed the administration and embellished Rome with fine buildings. His troops mutinied, and he was killed. His successor was Marcus Aurelius CarusCarus
(Marcus Aurelius Carus) , d. 283, Roman emperor (282–83). Praetorian prefect under Probus, he was made emperor by the soldiers after the murder of Probus. Leaving his son Carinus in command of the West, Carus and another son, Numerianus, went on a campaign in the
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We are particularly pleased to welcome the Probus members in our 90th anniversary year.
If anyone is interested to find out more they can contact me, Barry Chiles, Secretary, Cardiff North Probus Group, Tel 029 2069 3395 or email me at chileshb@tiscali.
The comic sent a congratulations card when Probus staged a 2005 party to mark the 50th anniversary of the Channel swim.
NEW LOCAL LANDMARK: Members of the Probus club take a look at Bedworth's gold postbox during a visit to the town
Father Probus made a promising chase debut for his new trainer at Chepstow earlier this month, running on nicely to take second behind subsequent winner
Using funding provided for Probus we have bought more sports equipment.
PEOPLE, places and products from Brighouse were the focus of a talk to Brighouse Probus Club.
The CP030A and CP031A probes connect to the oscilloscope through the ProBus interface and require no additional hardware.
MIDDLESBROUGH PROBUS CLUB: The club is hosting a talk on "Hurdy Gurdies" at the Unicorn Centre, Stainton Way, Hemlington from 10am on Monday, September 2.
Seller Andrew Bell, 32, of Probus, Cornwall, said: "I understand some people may find the idea of a sale offensive.
Father Probus has yet to win a race, but he always looked a staying chaser in the making over hurdles and his recent debut over fences appeared to confirm that impression.
ROY Fenner has been elected as chairman of the Warwick Probus Number 2 Club, taking over from Trevor Wills.