Note 096
From Chapter 36 of the Decline & Fall

The history of these Britons may be traced in Jornandes (c. 45, p. 678), Sidonius (1. iii. Epistol. 9, p. 73, 74), and Gregory of Tours (1. ii. c. 18, in tom. ii. p. l70). Sidonius (who styles these mercenary troops argutos, armatos, tumultuosos, virtute, numero, contubernio, contumaces) addresses their general in a tone of friendship and familiarity.

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