Chevalier Bayard

(Pierre du Tarrail)

1476–1524

Renowned French knight who was thought to embody the ideals of chivalry.

Other Resources


Story Links
Book Links
Bayard, the Knight Without Fear  in  Old Time Tales  by  Lawton B. Evans
Chevalier Bayard  in  Famous Men of Modern Times  by  John H. Haaren
Chevalier Bayard  in  Page, Esquire, and Knight  by  Marion Florence Lansing
Bayard Is Taken Prisoner  in  The Story of France  by  Mary Macgregor
Death of Bayard  in  The Story of France  by  Mary Macgregor
Bayard, the Good Knight  in  Historical Tales: French  by  Charles Morris
Episodes in the Life of a Traitor  in  Historical Tales: French  by  Charles Morris
How the Good Knight Kept the Bridge in  Brave Men and Brave Deeds  by  M. B. Synge


Image Links


Bayard holding the bridge
 in The Story of Old France

Bayard defending the bridge
 in Famous Men of Modern Times

Chevalier Bayard
 in Page, Esquire, and Knight

Chevalier Bayard
 in Page, Esquire, and Knight

Taking his sword, he said, 'Please God, sir, that in war you may never take flight.'
 in The Story of France

The Death of Bayard
 in Brave Men and Brave Deeds