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Laurentius Verrucosus

The Illustrious

Laurentius Verrucosus

CI EAA OSI
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Count Palatine of Scipia
Vicar of Theodorias and Victoriosa
Assumed office
30 May 2019
MonarchConstantine XX
Preceded byThe Duke of Narona
Count-in-aid of Council
Assumed office
15 January 2017
MonarchConstantine XX
Personal details
Born
Proculus Verrucosus Gavros Laurentius Felix

(1986-12-28) 28 December 1986 (age 33)
Utica, Latium
Spouse(s)
Leandra of Keld (m. 2017)
Children1
Alma materOlympia (PPE)
Alba School of Economics and Business (Ph.M)
Military service
Allegiance Latium
Branch/service Latin Army
Years of service2005–2010 (end of active service)
RankRank insignia of capitano of the Army of Italy (1973).svg Optio

Laurentius Verrucosus, CI EAA OSI (Proculus Verrucosus Gavros Laurentius Felix; b. 28 December 1986) is a Latin nobleman and statesman who has served as Count-in-aid of Council since January 2017.

Verrucosus is the second child and eldest son of John Verrucosus and Lihnidosi noblewoman Chryssa Hallas, making him the grandson of Social War hero and former Consul Josephus Verrucosus.

Family and early life

Laurentius Verrucosus was born on 28 December 1986, at St. Agnes Hospital, in Utica, Latium, to John Verrucosus and Chryssa Hallas. Verrucosus's father is the eldest child of Latin Consul and war hero, Duke Joseph Verrucosus. His mother is a member of the prominent Hallas noble family from neighboring Lihnidos. Verrucosus has one older sister, Philippa, and three younger siblings, Damianus, Maria and Delphina. He was baptized into the Reformed Communion on 13 February 1987 at Basilica of Holy Martyrs in Castellum. His godparents were Florentine Verrucosus (his father's brother); and Damiane Vitruvia (his father's mother).

Education and career

Verrucosus was educated at Lyceum Sancti Michaelis for his secondary schooling, of which he finished first in his class for his commencement in 2003.

He later graduated from Academia Militaris Olympia in 2006, and was commissioned as a Decurion. During his time at Olympia, Verrucosus held the position of Aquilifer, which gave him the distinction of being the standard bearer for his legion. His concentration was Philosophy, Politics and Economics, though also took courses in business at the urging of his father. After graduation, Verrucosus was granted a temporary service exemption due to his academic excellence and was transferred to Legionary reserve, and enrolled in a two-year long post-graduate program at Alba School of Economics and Business. He completed the master's program in 2008.


Verrucosus joined Delpha Ventures in fall of 2008, where he remained until being transferred to the main corporate office in Utica. He resigned from his role at Delpha in 2017 to join the Emperor's Council.

Appointment to the Emperor's Council

Verrucosus was appointed to the Emperor's Council by his cousin, Emperor Constantine XX, in late December 2016, with his official duties beginning in January 2017. Verrucosus was appointed as a Count-in-aid-of-Council and also serves as an ad hoc member on the Treasury Board.

He concurrently serves as Count Palatine of Scipia, a position that he has held since 30 May 2019.

Personal life

Verrucosus is an avid athlete and fan of athletics. He began playing youth football as a child and continues to play to this day in a local Castellum adult league.

In 2017, he began began courting Princess Leandra of Keld. They married in late 2017, and have have one child.

Styles, honors and decorations

Styles

  • 28 December 1986 – present: Lord Laurentius Verrucosus

Honors and decorations

  •  Latium: Knight of the Order of the Golden Eagle AquilaRomana0.png
  •  Latium Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the Empire Army Good Conduct Medal ribbon.svg

Foreign honors

  •  Sydalon: Knight of the Order of the Holy Lance Cavaliere SSML BAR.svg

Ancestry

See also

Political offices
Preceded by
The Duke of Narona
Count Palatine of Scipia
2019–present
Current holder