VEDRA (Οὐέδρα, Ptol. 2.3.6), a river in the N. part of the E. coast of Britannia.
The name would lead us to the conclusion that it is the Wear (Camden, p. 944), yet Horsley (p. 103) and others have taken it to be the Tyne. [T.H.D]
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