Vashti is a Biblical figure who appears in the Book of Esther. Vashti was King Ahasuerus’s wife. One night King Ahasuerus had a party at which he wanted to show how beautiful Vashti was. He sent a messenger to Vashti’s room to tell her to come to the party but she refused. Ahasuerus was angry and he banished Vashti from the land.