Brewer's: Lazy Lawrence of Lubberland
The hero of a popular tale. He served the schoolmaster, the squire's cook, the farmer, and his own wife, which was accounted high treason in Lubberland. One of Miss Edgeworth's tales, in the Parents' Assistant, is called Lazy Lawrence.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894