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Pridwen

The name of Prince Arthur's shield.

He henge an his sweore [neck] acne sceld deore,
His nome on Brutisc [in British] Pridwen ihaten [called].

Layamon: Brut (twelfth century)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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