Lecheor - Analysis and Significance - Allusions

Allusions

The festival of Saint Pantelion was held on July 27. The fact that this bawdy lai is written on a Holy day can be considered irony. Some scholars consider "Pantelion" as a corruption of "Pol-de-Léon," saint from Brittany, which is the setting for this lay.

The Lai of Lecheor is not the only lai to feature women writing. Chaitivel and Chevrefoil by Marie de France also include instances of women composing lais.

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