Vandals

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Vandals

A Germanic people invading Gaul and Spain c. AD 400. They sacked Rome AD 455, and ruled a North African kingdom AD 429–534.
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If that is the case, Swift's pique may have been based on an anonymous pamphlet that was written not by Woolston, but by Samuel Rolleston, a clergyman and antiquary whose Inquiry into the Miracle Said to have been wrought in the Fifth Century upon some orthodox Christians, in confirmation of the Doctrine of the Trinity, who continued to speak clearly and distinctly, after their Tongues had been cut out by order of Hunneric, an Arian, King of the Vandals had been published in 1730, the year before Swift composed his Verses.