E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Harold the Dauntless.
Son of Witikind, the Dane. He was rocked on a buckler, and fed from a blade. He became a Christian, like his father, and married Eivir, a Danish maid, who had been his page. (Sir W. Scott: Harold the Dauntless.)