E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
The famous steed of Rinaldo, which once belonged to Amadis of Gaul. (See HORSE.)
Bayardos 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.