Maid of the fields

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The Prince of Pentos with the maid of the fields and the maid of the seas

The maid of the fields is a title that is given to a young maid of the Free City of Pentos. Every year a new maid of the fields is chosen.

About

Every year the Prince of Pentos deflowers the maid of the fields and the maid of the seas on the first day of the year.[1][2] This ritual is meant to ensure the continued prosperity of Pentos on land and at sea.[2]

References

  1. A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 1, Tyrion I.
  2. 2.0 2.1 The World of Ice & Fire, The Free Cities: Pentos.