Gallus, a son of No. 2, was a man proud of his family connection, being a stepbrother of Drusus, the son of Tiberius.
In the reign of Claudius, he and Statilius, and a number of freedmen and slaves, formed a conspiracy against Claudius.
The object of Asinius Gallus was merely to satisfy his foolish vanity; but the plot was discovered, and Claudius was generous enough not to inflict any severer punishment on the offender than exile. (Suet. Cl. 13
.; D. C. 9.27