Meanwhile the daily tabloid Sun claimed that his chief whip, Andrew Mitchell, had called police officers guarding No. 10 “plebs.”
They were simply representatives and protectors of the plebs.
And the enthusiasm was not confined to the blood of the plebs.
There was, of course, a great deal of shouting and a general stampede in the tribunes of the plebs.
Only in theory can the mass of the plebs have been clients at any time.
The transportation of the Latins to Rome must be regarded as the origin of the plebs.
Publius Servilius Casca was by his grace tribune of the plebs.
They were called the plebs (the multitude) and were not considered a part of the Roman people.
These people, the plebs as they were called, were despised by many patricians.
Panem et circenses—Bread and the games of the circus (what the Roman plebs took sole interest in).