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
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