From the mouth of the great Elector (in I687) Tollius describes the secret royalty and rebellious spirit of the Vandals of Brandenburgh, who could muster five or six thousand soldiers who had procured some cannon etc. (Itinerar. Hungar. p. 42, apud Dubos, Hist. de la Monarchie Francoise, tom. i. p. 182, 183). The veracity, not of the elector, but of Tollius himself may justly be suspected.