Note to stanza
 Skǫrpusker ‘the Farne Islands’: Skǫrpusker can be lit. translated as ‘the sharp skerries’ and the p. n. is also found in Anon Krm 6/5VIII. These islands have been identified as the Farne Islands, two of which are still known as Little Scarcar and Big Scarcar. They are located off the coast of Northumbria (see Townend 1998, 69-70 and A. Taylor 1965, 132-3).
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