Clovis la Britannia is the Third Prince of Britannia Empire and the Viceroy
of Area 11 at the start of the series. When he and Lelouch were young he would often play
chess with him, frequently losing Clovis viewed Lelouch as a friendly rival. His childhood
memories of the time spent at the Imperial Villa led him to model the garden on top of the
government complex after it. He is a talented artist and designer having planned the whole
Clovisland amusement park and left a large amount of artwork behind.
Clovis was involved in the research on C.C. and others with Geass. He feared that his
involvement might get him disowned were it made public. When C.C.'s capsule is stolen by some of
the Japanese resistance members, thinking that it contained poisonous gas, Clovis quickly
ordered the eradication of the Shinjuku ghetto to disguise his secret project. He once again
plays an odd game with Lelouch who using the Resistance squad to help him defeat Britannia,
but Clovis loses. Lelouch used his Geass to see Clovis. Clovis was the first to learn that
Lelouch was alive, and the first to die by Lelouch, not before Lelouch used his geass
to see if Clovis new anything about his mother's death.