The Nuttall Encyclopedia
In the Norse mythology daughters of Odin, who selected such as were worthy to be slain in battle, and who conducted them to Valhalla (q. v .).
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Valkyrs'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/v/valkyrs.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.