3. M. Aemilius
Lepidus, M. F. M. N., eldest son of the preceding, was praetor in B. C. 218, when he commanded in Sicily; and in the following year he is spoken of by Livy as praetor in Rome; but we must suppose that in the latter year he was only propraetor.
He was an unsuccessful candidate for the consulship for B. C. 216. (Liv. 21.49