E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Sister of Aude, surnamed the Little Knight of Pearls, in love with Sir Miton de Rennes, Rolands friend. Charlemagne greeted her after a tournament with the Saracens at Fronsac, saying, Rise, Countess of Rennes. Mita and Sir Miton were the parents of Mitaine (q.v.). (Croquemitaine,XV.)