Octavian

Chief character of The Mountaineers, a drama by George Colman. He goes mad out of love for Donna Floranthe, whom he suspects of loving another; but Roque, a blunt old attachè, seeks him, tells him Floranthe is faithful, and induces him to return.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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