Formerly called Apdrede, and explained to be the Obotrites. - E.
 Alluding, doubtless, to the country from whence the Saxons who
inhabited England had come of old. - E.
 This is the same nation called Estum in the voyage of Wulfstan, who
lived east of the mouth of the Wisle or Vistula, along the Baltic, and
who are mentioned by Tacitus under the name of Estii. When the
Hanseatic league existed, they were called Osterlings or Easterlings,
or Ost-men, and their country Est-land, Ostland, or Eastland, which
still adheres to the northernmost part of Livonia, now called
Est-land. - Forst.
 The Burgendas certainly inhabited the island of Born-holm, called from
them Borgenda-holm, or island of the Borgendas, gradually corrupted to
Borgend-holm, Bergen-holm, Born-holm. In the voyage of Wulfstan they
are plainly described as occupying this situation. - Forst.
 Called formerly AEfelden, a nation who lived on the Havel, and were,
therefore, named Hevelli or Haeveldi, and were a Wendick or Vandal
tribe. - Forst.
 These are the Sviones of Tacitus. Jornandes calls them Swethans, and
they are certainly the ancestors of the Swedes. - Forst.
 This short passage in the original Anglo-Saxon is entirely omitted by
Barrington. Though Forster has inserted these Surfe in his map,
somewhere about the duchy of Magdeburg, he gives no explanation or
illustration of them in his numerous and learned notes on our royal