The Nuttall Encyclopedia
A son of David, who rebelled against his father, and at whose death David gave vent to a bitter wail of grief. A name given by Dryden to the Duke of Monmouth, son of Charles II.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Absalom'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/a/absalom.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.