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... place , Tarquinius Superbus tried , unsuccessfully , to engineer his own return .
And Lars Porsenna of the inland Etruscan city - state of Clusium ( Chiusi ) , acting
independently of the Tarquins – for he was by no means their friend - marched ...
Physical brawling soon followed , and a crowd of senators and their clients , with
an ex - consul at their head , marched on the Assembly and clubbed Tiberius and
300 of his supporters to death . It was the first time for nearly 400 years that ...
Embarking at the same point as before , he landed a little farther north , near
Sandwich , and at once marched into the hinterland . But history repeated itself ,
for a storm in the night destroyed forty of his ships and disabled most of the rest .
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