He entered his tribune preceded by an escort of his Praetorian Guard with flying standards.
We are at one in this: the Praetorian Guard will follow my dictates, the patriciate of Rome will bow the knee to thee.
But the Praetorian Guard, faithful to me, was unable to make headway.
There he went to the south-western entrance, where two of the Praetorian Guard were keeping watch in shining armor.
Directly the deed is done, the Praetorian Guard shall raise the cry: 'The Cæsar is dead!'
The mob repelled the Praetorian Guard, but the execution of the hated minister Cleander quieted the tumult.
That of his favourite Perennis, praefect of the Praetorian Guard, was discovered in time.
In the ancient Roman Empire, the emperor's bodyguard.
Note: The term is sometimes applied to the inner circle of advisers to a major political figure.