Flourens Delannoy was a linguist and a historian from Vicovaro who lived roughly 200 years after the conclusion of events in the Witcher series. He is the author of Fairytales and Stories (also translated as Tales and Legends) that features stories from and about the time of the witcher Geralt and his contemporaries.
- Delannoy, Flourens (1432–1510) – Linguist and historian. Born in Vicovaro, secretary and librarian to the imperial court from 1460 to 1475. Tireless researcher into legends and folklore, author of numerous important treatises considered to be seminal works of linguistic history and literature from the northern regions of the Empire. Among his most important works, one could cite: Myths and Legends of the Nordlings, Fairytales and Stories, Surprise or the Myth of Elder Blood, The Witcher Saga, as well as The Witcher and the Witcher Girl, or the Endless Search. Beginning in 1476, he officiates as professor at the academy of Castell Graupian where he dies in 1510.
Effenberg and Talbot
Encyclopaedia Maxima Mundi, tome IV
Delannoy is only mentioned in passing in The Witcher, as the author of the Fairytales and Stories. The book's inclusion and mention of its author is an anachronism since it was written 200 years after the period the game is set in.