The three expressions of Eutropius [ix. 13], Aurelius Victor [de Caesar. 39], and Eumenius, "vilissime natus," "Bataviae alumnus," and "Menapiae civis," gives us a very doubtful account of the birth of Carausius. Dr. Stukely however (Hist. of Carausius, p. 62), chooses to make him a native of St. David's and a prince of the blood royal of Britain. The former idea he had found in Richard of Cirencester, p. 44.