| Share
 

Bayardo

The famous steed of Rinaldo, which once belonged to Amadis of Gaul. (See Horse. )

Bayardo's Leap.
Three stones, about thirty yards apart, near Sleaford. It is said that Rinaldo was riding on his favourite steed Bayardo, when the demon of the place sprang behind him; but the animal in terror took three tremendous leaps and unhorsed the fiend.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

More on Bayardo from Infoplease:

  • Bayardo - Bayardo The famous steed of Rinaldo, which once belonged to Amadis of Gaul. (See Horse. ) ...
  • Maugis d'Aygremont - Maugis d'Aygremont Son of Duke Bevis of Aygremont, stolen in infancy by a female slave. As she ...
  • Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: B - Definitions, origins, and illustrative excerpts for words, phases, and literary allusions starting with "B"

Related Content


24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring