Created: 20th October 2013
Update:  26th August 2017
Status Republic: Patrician:     Pleb. Nobilis: X     Senatorial: X    Eques Romanus: X    Local magistrates X
Republican Family / Cognomen
Patrician n/a
Pleb. Nobilis Plancianus
Senatorial no cognomen, Mergus, 
Equestrian no cognomen
Local magistrat. no cognomen
Imperial Family / Cognomen
Imperators n/a
Consular n/a
Senatorial no cognomen, Rufus
Equestrian n/a
Local magistrat. n/a
Republican Consuls, Tribunes with consular power, Dictators, Magister Equitum, Censors 1 mag eq
Imperial Consuls and Emperors (Augusti and Caesars) 0 incl. 0 emperors
Notes: Gens Laetoria was raised to the Patriciate by Caesar or Augustus, rather surprising since the gens was not prominent. 
Family name of Etruscan origin. Note confusion between Plaetorii and Laetorii.
Literature Alföldy: Gallia Cisalpina (1999) p.306 (§37 L. Laetorius Anneius Rufus L67)
Hinard: Proscriptions (1985) p.364-365 (§37 P. Laetorius † 82, Hinard argues he was a separate P. Laetorius
 and not the same man as M. Plaetorius RE11, who de gives on p.393-394 (§58))
Katz, Barry R.: "The First Fruits of Sulla's March" in L'Antiquité Classique, T. 44, 1975, pp. 100-125 (p.110 on the Laetorii)
Münzer: Römische Adelsparteien (1920) p.89-90 (Laetorii)
Szemler: Priests (1972) p.50 (dismisses Münzer's suggestion that RE8 was a X vir sf), p.158 (C. Laetorius RE2)
Taylor: Voting Districts (1960/2013) p.223 gens Laetoria (RE4)
Changes 26.08.2017 New header, literature list added, plus many updates (eg. RE3, RE6, RE Plaet 11, L67 added)
RE8 Rüpke2167
M. Laetorius
elected by people to dedicate temple to Mercury 495
only a primus pilus
C. Laetorius
tr pl 471
C. or M. Laetorius Mergus
tr mil post 313 (292/290 ?)
suicide when accused of adultery
M. Laetorius M.f.M.n. Plancianus
mag eq 257 for Latin festival
? a Plancius adopted by a Laetorius
RE2 Rüpke2166 RE7
C. Laetorius           L. Laetorius
aed cur 216 envoy 212 aed pl 202
pr pereg and Gall Cisalp 210 propr 209 abdicated for religious reasons
leg 205 200 IIIvir col deduc Kroton 194
X vir sf 209
C. Laetorius
amb 172
(or C. Plaetorius RE Plaet 4)
P. Laetorius
Gracchan supporter 121 † killed
RE Plaetorius 11 RE9 RE4 RE6 
P. Laetorius M. Laetorius C. Laetorius C.f. Cn. Laetorius Cn.f.
(or M. Plaetorius) escaped to Marius  trib Velina magister pagi at Capua 94 
senator from Sullan prosciptions 88 ment 89 as 48th in 
† 82 proscribed, exc Pompeius Strabo's consilium, 
thus probably a young eques
L66 RE5
C. Laetorius
patrician Augustan age
accused of adultery
UNCERTAIN DATE                                                    
L. Laetorius L.f. Anneius Rufus
trib. Pob.
statue in Verona 1st or 2nd century
probably senator, owned fistula