Falstaff : being the Acta domini Johannis Fastolfe, or Life and valiant deeds of Sir John Faustoff, or The hundred days war, as told by Sir John Fastolf, K. G., to his secretaries, William Worcester, Stephen Scrope, Fr Brackley, Christopher Hanson, Luke Nanton, John Bussard, and Peter Basset /

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Main Author: Nye, Robert.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York : Arcade Pub., 2001.
Edition:1st Arcade ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • I. About the begetting of Sir John Fastolf
  • II. About a genealogy refused
  • III. About the birth of Sir John Fastolf
  • IV. About the games of Sir John Fastolf when he was young
  • V. About the tutor Ravenstone and the whip
  • VI. About Sir John Fastolf's mother and the amorous vision
  • VII. About Pope Joan (Mary Fastolf's tale)
  • VIII. About the Duke of Hell
  • IX. About the number 100 and other numbers
  • X. Sir John Fastolf's invocation of Clio, Muse of History
  • XI. About Sir John Fastolf's belly and his rat
  • XII. About an indignity suffered by Sir John Fastolf at the hands of the Duchess of Norfolk
  • XIII. About a menu
  • XIV. How Sir John Fastolf went to war and about the sea fight at Slugs
  • XV. About the sea fight continued, and how Sir John Fastolf made his name terrible to the enemy
  • XVI. Sir John Fastolf's cursing of the cook
  • XVII. How Sir John Fastolf was apprenticed monk
  • XVIII. About Badby and the barrel
  • XIX. About the death of Sir John Fastolf's father
  • XX. How Sir John Fastolf undressed himself of his suit of virgin white
  • XXI. How Sir John Fastolf came to London, and his praise of London Bridge
  • XXII. The art of farting: an aside of Sir John Fastolf's
  • XXIII. About King Brokenanus and his 24 sainted sons and daughters
  • XXIV. About St George's Day and Flagellants and the Earthly Paradise
  • XXV. How Sir John Fastolf broke Skogan's head
  • XXVI. A parallel adventure: Mr Robert Shallow v. Mr Sampson Stockfish
  • XXVII. About swinge-bucklers and bona-robas
  • XXVIII. About some more figs
  • XXIX. About great events in the wide world
  • XXX. Sir John Fastolf's humble address to his readers
  • XXXI. Lord Grey of Ruthin to the Prince of Wales
  • XXXII. Sir John Fastolf's commentary on this exercise in the art of royal arse-licking
  • XXXIII. Sir John Fastolf's praise of May Day
  • XXXIV. About Mrs Nightwork and the night at the windmill
  • XXXV. About correspondences
  • XXXVI. About the best meal which Sir John Fastolf never ate
  • XXXVII. About 4 princes and 24 islands
  • XXXVIII. Sir John Fastolf's farewell
  • XXXIX. Sir John Fastolf's permission for his translation
  • XL. About Sir John Fastolf's prick
  • XLI. How Sir John Fastolf fell in love with a lady of London
  • XLII. How Sir John Fastolf went to Ireland in company with Prince Thomas
  • XLIII. How Sir John Fastolf conducted the militia at the siege of Kildare
  • XLIV. About leprechauns and St Boniface
  • XLV. About Sir John Fastolf's nose and other noses
  • XLVI. About Sir John Fastolf's soul
  • XLVII. About a base attack upon Sir John Fastolf
  • XLVIII. About honour and onions
  • XLIX. How Sir John Fastolf came back to London
  • L. About heroes
  • LI. About Prince Hal
  • LII. About some other villains
  • LIII. About the preparations for the Battle of Gadshill
  • LIV. How the Battle of Gadshill was won: 1st version
  • LV. How the Battle of Gadshill was won: 2nd version
  • LVI. How the Battle of Gadshill was won: 3rd version
  • LVII. Sir John Fastolf's review of the action, strategy, and tactics of the Battle of Gadshill
  • LVIII. About a play at the Boar's Head tavern
  • LIX. About the picking of Sir John Fastolf's pocket
  • LX. About the Hotspur and Mr Glendower, with an interruption
  • LXI. Bardolph's tale
  • LXII. About the holy number 7
  • LXIII. About some things beyond numbers
  • LXIV. About the march to Coventry
  • LXV. About the Battle of Shrewsbury
  • LXVI. Who killed Hotspur?
  • LXVII. About St Swithin, Mrs Quickly, and the Lord Chief Justice
  • LXVIII. About Doll Tearsheet and a night at the Boar's Head
  • LXIX. How Sir John Fastolf went to war again
  • LXX. Why Sir John Fastolf went to war again
  • LXXI. About glory and a double Gloucester cheese
  • LXXII. About the death of the Leper King
  • LXXIII. How Pistol brought the good news from Jerusalem to Paradise
  • LXXIV. About the coronation of King Henry the 5th
  • LXXV. Sir John Fastolf's review of his banishment
  • LXXVI. About the marrying of Sir John Fastolf
  • LXXVII. Mrs Quickly's account of the nuptials of Sir John Fastolf
  • LXXVIII. How Sir John Fastolf went on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land (1st Note by Stephen Scrope)
  • LXXIX. About some merry tricks of Sir John Fastolf's
  • LXXX. About Bartholomew Fair
  • LXXXI. How Sir John Fastolf went as a nun to a nunnery (2nd Note by Stephen Scrope)
  • LXXXII. Pistol's tale
  • LXXXIII. About the siege of Harfleur
  • LXXXIV. About Bardolph's execution
  • LXXXV. About the Battle of Agincourt
  • LXXXVI. How the King came back in triumph to London
  • LXXXVII. How Sir John Fastolf drank the elixir of life
  • LXXXVIII. About divers minor charges, costs and wages owing to Sir John Fastolf (3rd Note by Stephen Scrope)
  • LXXXIX. How Sir John Fastolf went to the wars again, and about the siege of Rouen
  • XC. How Sir John Fastolf was made Captain of the Bastille, and about the marriage of King Henry the 5th and the Princess Katharine (4th Note by Stephen Scrope)
  • XCI. About the capture of Meaux, and the death of King Henry the 5th
  • XCII. How Sir John Fastolf was installed a Knight of the Garter
  • XCIII. A fancy of Sir John Fastolf's concerning the marriage of Joan of Arc and the Marshal Gilles de Retz
  • XCIV. Sir John Fastolf's great Bill of Claims against the Crown (With Notes by Stephen Scrope)
  • XCV. About the Battle of the Herrings
  • XCVI. An inventory of Caister Castle (Compiled by Stephen Scrope)
  • XCVII. About the reverse at Patay, and the fall of France
  • XCVIII. The Last Will and Testament of Sir John Fastolf
  • XCIX. Sir John Fastolf's confession to Friar Brackley
  • C. About the death of Sir John Fastolf (7th Note by Stephen Scrope)

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