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henry martyn robert
  • n  United States parliamentary authority and author (in 1876) of Robert's Rules of Order (1837-1923)
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henry miller
  • n  United States novelist whose novels were originally banned as pornographic (1891-1980)
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henry moore
  • n  British sculptor whose works are monumental organic forms (1898-1986)
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henry morgan
  • n  a Welsh buccaneer who raided Spanish colonies in the West Indies for the English (1635-1688)
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henry norris russell
  • n  United States astronomer who developed a theory of stellar evolution (1877-1957)
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henry of navarre
  • n  king of France from 1589 to 1610; although he was leader of the Huguenot armies, when he succeeded the Catholic Henry III and founded the Bourbon dynasty in 1589 he established religious freedom in France;
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henry oscar houghton
  • n  United States publisher who founded a printing shop that became an important book publisher (1823-1895)
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henry purcell
  • n  English organist at Westminster Abbey and composer of many theatrical pieces (1659-1695)
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henry robinson luce
  • n  United States publisher of magazines (1898-1967)
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henry rowe schoolcraft
  • n  United States geologist and ethnologist and explorer who discovered the source of the Mississippi River (1793-1864)
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henry russell
  • n  United States astronomer who developed a theory of stellar evolution (1877-1957)
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henry spencer moore
  • n  British sculptor whose works are monumental organic forms (1898-1986)
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henry steinway
  • n  United States piano maker (born in Germany) who founded a famous piano manufacturing firm in New York (1797-1871)
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henry sweet
  • n  English phonetician; one of the founders of modern phonetics (1845-1912)
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henry the great
  • n  king of France from 1589 to 1610; although he was leader of the Huguenot armies, when he succeeded the Catholic Henry III and founded the Bourbon dynasty in 1589 he established religious freedom in France;
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henry tudor
  • n  first Tudor king of England from 1485 to 1509; head of the house of Lancaster in the War of the Roses; defeated Richard III at Bosworth Field and was proclaimed king; married the daughter of Edward IV and so united the houses of York and Lancaster (1457-1509)
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henry v
  • n  son of Henry IV and King of England from 1413 to 1422; reopened the Hundred Years' War and defeated the French at Agincourt (1387-1422)
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henry valentine miller
  • n  United States novelist whose novels were originally banned as pornographic (1891-1980)
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henry vi
  • n  son of Henry V who as an infant succeeded his father and was King of England from 1422 to 1461; he was taken prisoner in 1460 and Edward IV was proclaimed king; he was rescued and regained the throne in 1470 but was recaptured and murdered in the Tower of London (1421-1471)
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henry vii
  • n  King of the Germans and Holy Roman Emperor (1275-1313)
  • n  first Tudor king of England from 1485 to 1509; head of the house of Lancaster in the War of the Roses; defeated Richard III at Bosworth Field and was proclaimed king; married the daughter of Edward IV and so united the houses of York and Lancaster (1457-1509)
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