Delahaye may have thought Dorestad was somewhere else, but I don't believe he would claim that it never existed.
No, he claimed it was located in Belgium.
But his etymology..... well, I don't agree with it.
Here is a Dutch Wiki page about him (and I hope you can read Dutch) :
But like I told Otharus. long ago, he was someone to be reckoned with, He was no idiot.
Edited by Abramelin, 23 March 2013 - 05:06 PM.