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Lucius Valerius Potitus

Lucius Valerius Potitus was one of two consuls who were said to have replaced the decemvirs in 449 BC (Marcus Horatius Barbatus being the other).

The two were traditionally regarded as the patricians who reconciled with the plebeians, although their historical existence is doubtful; the laws attributed are known either to have predated them or to have come later (for instance the Lex Hortensia, making plebiscita have the force of law, actually dates from around 287 BC).