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Falstaff

     
Falstaff
a character in the plays Henry IV (Parts 1 and 2) and The Merry Wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare. His full name is Sir John Falstaff, and he is a friend of the prince who later becomes King Henry V. Falstaff is a fat, friendly old man, who enjoys having fun, drinks too much alcohol, and is not always completely honest.

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