Baldwin

The youngest and comeliest of Charlemagne's paladins; and the nephew of Sir Roland.

Baldwin.
(in Jerusalem Delivered). The restless and ambitious Duke of Bologna, leader of 1,200 horse in the allied Christian army. He was Godfrey's brother; not so tall, but very like him.

Baldwin, the Ass
(in the tale of Reynard the Fox). In the third part of the Beast-epic he is called “Dr. Baldwin.” (Old German, bold friend.)

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