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CSM Number : 157
Short name: The Pilgrims to Rocamadour whose Meal was Stolen Alternative: Servant steals meal from pilgrims (Rocamadour)
Incipit: Deus por sa Madre castiga
Refrain: Deus por sa Madre castiga/ a vegadas ben de chão/ o que faz mal, e mui toste/ por ela o er faz são.
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Setting: Rocamadour Protagonist(s): pilgrims to Rocamadour

Some pilgrims lodged at an inn.

While they were absent, the landlady stole some meal from their supplies and made fritters.

She tried to eat a fritter, but her knife pierced her jaw.

Doctors could not extract the knife.

When the woman went to Rocamadour and confessed the theft, a priest was able to remove it.

News of the miracle spread and all gave thanks to the Virgin.

Metrical data
Stanza: 15 15 15 15' Refrain: 15' 15'
No. of Stanzas: 7
Rhyme scheme: AA | bbba Zejel: Yes
MS locations:
T157, E157
Poncelet reference
cheese, confession (see also repentance), devils, doctor (medical), fritters, gluttony, innkeeper, jaw, knife, meal, pilgrimage, priest , thief/ thieves
Click HERE for a list of recordings of this poem
La música de las Cantigas de Santa María del rey Alfonso el Sabio. Facsímil, transcripción y estudio crítico vol. III
Anglés, Higinio
Un recull de miracles de Santa Maria, procedent de Ripoll, i les Cantigues d’Alfons el Savi
Baraut i Obiols, Cebrià
A cantiga dos ’freixos’
Filgueira Valverde, José
Les Miracles de Notre Dame de Roc Amadour au XIIe siècle. Texte et traduction d’aprés les manuscrits de la Bibliothèque Nationale
Fournier d’Albe, Edmond
Agresión y violencia contra los peregrinos en las Cantigas de Santa Maria
Galeano, Juan Carlos
Paralelismo discursivo de los delitos de hurto y robo en las Siete Partidas y Las Cantigas de Santa Maria’
Igkesias, Yolanda, and David Navarro
Alfonso X, el Sabio
Keller, John Esten
O Livro dos Milagres da Bem-aventurada Virgem Maria
Martins, Mário
The Miracles Came in Two by Two: Paired Narratives in the Cantigas de Santa Maria
Parkinson, Stephen