Rigby’s Encyclopaedia of the Herring

aka The Herripedia

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BATTLE OF THE HERRINGS (1429)

On the connection between Sir John Fastolf, victor at the Battle of Herrings, and Sir John Falstaff, a large Shakespearean character

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The use of the name by C16th English slapstick clowns, out of fashion at home, unable to speak the languages of the countries where they laughed

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