The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Falstaff, Sir John
A character in Shakespeare's "Henry IV." and the "Merry Wives of Windsor"; a boon companion of Henry, Prince of Wales; a cowardly braggart, of sensual habits and great corpulency. See Fastolf .
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Falstaff, Sir John'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/f/falstaff-sir-john.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.