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Fastolf appears in Henry VI, Part I in which he is portrayed as an abject coward.
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The name was changed to " Falstaff ", based on Sir John Fastolf, an historical person with a reputation for cowardice at the Battle of Patay, and whom Shakespeare had previously represented in Henry VI, Part 1.
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The historical John Fastolf fought at the Battle of Patay against Joan of Arc, which the English lost.
However, it was found that, a few days before Fastolf's death, he had executed a fresh will in which Fastolf had named ten executors, of whom two only, John Paston and another, were to act ; and, moreover, that Fastolf had bequeathed all his lands in Norfolk and Suffolk to Paston, subject only to the duty of founding the college at Caister, and paying 4, 000 marks to the other executors.
During the 1429 siege of Orleans, the French had planned to abandon the city after they heard rumours ( which were true ) that John Fastolf was coming with a force of men to reinforce the English besiegers.
With as many as 13 of such feoffees, there was much confusion over the title to land following a lord's death, as evidenced by the case of Sir John Fastolf, which lasted from 1459 to 1476.
As for the English, Talbot accused Fastolf of deserting his comrades in the face of the enemy, a charge which he pursued vigorously once he negotiated his release from captivity.
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In the fifteenth century, Blickling Hall was in the possession of Sir John Fastolf of Caister in Norfolk ( 1380 – 1459 ), who made a fortune in the Hundred Years ' War, and whose coat of arms is still on display there.
He was son of a Norfolk gentleman, Sir John Fastolf of Caister-on-Sea, and is said to have been squire to Thomas Mowbray, Duke of Norfolk, before 1398 and to have served with Thomas of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Clarence in Ireland during 1405 and 1406.
Sir John Fastolf is shown as a comical figure who wins the battle thanks to rumours he may have heard about the Bohemian heretics and their commander, Jan Žižka ( whose name he pronounces as " Sheeshka ").
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* 1429 – French forces under the leadership of Joan of Arc defeat the main English army under Sir John Fastolf at the Battle of Patay.
* February 12 – battle of Rouvray ( or " of the Herrings "): English forces under Sir John Fastolf defend a supply convoy carrying rations to the army of William de la Pole, 4th Earl of Suffolk at Orléans from attack by the Comte de Clermont and John Stewart.
* June 18 – Battle of Patay: French forces under Joan of Arc smash the English forces under Lord Talbot and Sir John Fastolf, forcing the withdrawal of the English from the Loire Valley.
Hearing of the dispatch of an English supply convoy from Paris, under the command of Sir John Fastolf for the English siege troops, Clermont decided to take a detour to intercept it.
As in 1437, York was able to count on the loyalty of Bedford's supporters, including Sir John Fastolf and Sir William Oldhall.
The Fastolf family, whose most celebrated member was Sir John Fastolf, are recorded here from the thirteenth century.
Sir John Fastolf, the inspiration for Shakespeare's Falstaff, was buried here in December 1459, next to his wife Millicent in a new aisle built by Fastolf on the South side of the abbey church.
At his defeat at Patay in 1429 he was advised not to fight there by Sir John Fastolf, who was subsequently blamed for the debacle, but the French, inspired by Joan of Arc, showed unprecedented fighting spirit-usually they approached an English position with great terror.
The name Falstaff was derived from Sir John Fastolf, who was also a historical person — allegedly a greedy and grasping individual, who had a ( probably undeserved ) reputation for cowardice at the Battle of Patay.
Paston had become very intimate with the wealthy knight Sir John Fastolf, who was probably related to his wife, and who had employed him on several matters of business.
Sir John Fastolf was a prominent soldier in the Hundred Years ' War who gave his name to Shakespeare's character Falstaff.
The village prospered during the fifteenth century, when it belonged to Millicent, the wife of Sir Stephen Le Scrope and then of Sir John Fastolf ( 1380 – 1459 ), a Norfolk knight who was the effective lord of the manor for fifty years.
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