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Henry is an English male given name and a surname, borrowed from Old French, originally of Germanic origin from the elements haim and ric...

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Henry (given name)
Henry is an English male given name and a surname, from the Old French Henry , derived itself from the Germanic name Haimric , which was derived from the word elements haim, meaning "home" and ric, meaning "power, ruler". Harry, its English short form, was considered the "spoken form" of Henry in...



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  • Henry (given name)
    Henry (given name)
    Henry is an English male given name and a surname, from the Old French Henry , derived itself from the Germanic name Haimric , which was derived from the word elements haim, meaning "home" and ric, meaning "power, ruler". Harry, its English short form, was considered the "spoken form" of Henry in...

  • Henry (surname)
    Henry (surname)
    Henry is an English male given name and a surname, borrowed from Old French, originally of Germanic origin from the elements haim and ric...


Royalty

See also List of rulers named Henry.
  • Portuguese royalty
    • King-Cardinal Henry of Portugal
    • Henry, Count of Portugal
      Henry, Count of Portugal
      Henry of Burgundy, Count of Portugal was Count of Portugal from 1093 to his death. He was brother of Hugh I, Duke of Burgundy, and Odo I, Duke of Burgundy, all sons of Henry, the heir of Robert I, Duke of Burgundy. His name is Henri in modern French, Henricus in Latin, Enrique in modern Spanish...

      , aka Henry of Burgundy, Count of Portugal (father of Portugal's first king)
    • Prince Henry the Navigator, Infante of Portugal
    • Infante Henrique, Duke of Coimbra
      Infante Henrique, Duke of Coimbra
      The Infante Henrique, Duke of Coimbra , born 6 November 1949, is the third son and youngest child of Duarte Nuno, Duke of Braganza and his wife Princess Francisca of Orléans-Braganza...

       (born 1949), the sixth in line to Portuguese throne
  • King of Germany
    • Henry the Fowler (876–936), first king of Germany
  • King of Scotland (in name, at least)
    • Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley
      Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley
      Henry Stewart or Stuart, 1st Duke of Albany , styled Lord Darnley before 1565, was king consort of Scotland and murdered at Kirk o'Field...

       (1545/6–1567), consort of Mary, queen of Scots
    • Henry Benedict Stuart
      Henry Benedict Stuart
      Henry Benedict Stuart was a Roman Catholic Cardinal, as well as the fourth and final Jacobite heir to publicly claim the thrones of England, Scotland, and Ireland. Unlike his father, James Francis Edward Stuart, and brother, Charles Edward Stuart, Henry made no effort to seize the throne...

      , the 'Cardinal Duke of York', brother of Bonnie Prince Charlie, who was hailed by Jacobites as Henry IX
  • Four kings of Castile:
    • Henry I of Castile
      Henry I of Castile
      Henry I of Castile was king of Castile. He was the son of Alfonso VIII of Castile and his wife Eleanor Plantagenet, ....

    • Henry II of Castile
    • Henry III of Castile
      Henry III of Castile
      Henry III KG , sometimes known as Henry the Sufferer or Henry the Infirm , was the son of John I and Eleanor of Aragon, and succeeded him as King of the Castilian Crown in 1390....

    • Henry IV of Castile
      Henry IV of Castile
      Henry IV , King of the Crown of Castile, nicknamed the Impotent , was the last of the weak late medieval kings of Castile...

  • Five kings of France, spellt Henri in Modern French since the Renaissance to italianize the name and to make the difference with the Norman and the English Henry.
    • Henry I of France
      Henry I of France
      Henry I was King of France from 1031 to his death. The royal demesne of France reached its smallest size during his reign, and for this reason he is often seen as emblematic of the weakness of the early Capetians...

    • Henry II of France
      Henry II of France
      Henry II was King of France from 31 March 1547 until his death in 1559.-Early years:Henry was born in the royal Château de Saint-Germain-en-Laye, near Paris, the son of Francis I and Claude, Duchess of Brittany .His father was captured at the Battle of Pavia in 1525 by his sworn enemy,...

    • Henry III of France
      Henry III of France
      Henry III was King of France from 1574 to 1589. As Henry of Valois, he was the first elected monarch of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth with the dual titles of King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1573 to 1575.-Childhood:Henry was born at the Royal Château de Fontainebleau,...

    • Henry IV of France
      Henry IV of France
      Henry IV , Henri-Quatre, was King of France from 1589 to 1610 and King of Navarre from 1572 to 1610. He was the first monarch of the Bourbon branch of the Capetian dynasty in France....

    • Henri, comte de Chambord
      Henri, comte de Chambord
      Henri, comte de Chambord was disputedly King of France from 2 to 9 August 1830 as Henry V, although he was never officially proclaimed as such...

      , Henry V of France
  • Six Holy Roman Emperors:
    • Henry II, Holy Roman Emperor
      Henry II, Holy Roman Emperor
      Henry II , also referred to as Saint Henry, Obl.S.B., was the fifth and last Holy Roman Emperor of the Ottonian dynasty, from his coronation in Rome in 1014 until his death a decade later. He was crowned King of the Germans in 1002 and King of Italy in 1004...

    • Henry III, Holy Roman Emperor
      Henry III, Holy Roman Emperor
      Henry III , called the Black or the Pious, was a member of the Salian Dynasty of Holy Roman Emperors...

    • Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor
      Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor
      Henry IV was King of the Romans from 1056 and Holy Roman Emperor from 1084 until his forced abdication in 1105. He was the third emperor of the Salian dynasty and one of the most powerful and important figures of the 11th century...

    • Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor
      Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor
      Henry V was King of Germany and Holy Roman Emperor , the fourth and last ruler of the Salian dynasty. Henry's reign coincided with the final phase of the great Investiture Controversy, which had pitted pope against emperor...

    • Henry VI, Holy Roman Emperor
      Henry VI, Holy Roman Emperor
      Henry VI was King of Germany from 1190 to 1197, Holy Roman Emperor from 1191 to 1197 and King of Sicily from 1194 to 1197.-Early years:Born in Nijmegen,...

    • Henry VII, Holy Roman Emperor
      Henry VII, Holy Roman Emperor
      Henry VII was the King of Germany from 1308 and Holy Roman Emperor from 1312. He was the first emperor of the House of Luxembourg...

  • kings of England:
    • Henry I of England
      Henry I of England
      Henry I was the fourth son of William I of England. He succeeded his elder brother William II as King of England in 1100 and defeated his eldest brother, Robert Curthose, to become Duke of Normandy in 1106...

    • Henry II of England
      Henry II of England
      Henry II ruled as King of England , Count of Anjou, Count of Maine, Duke of Normandy, Duke of Aquitaine, Duke of Gascony, Count of Nantes, Lord of Ireland and, at various times, controlled parts of Wales, Scotland and western France. Henry, the great-grandson of William the Conqueror, was the...

    • Henry III of England
      Henry III of England
      Henry III was the son and successor of John as King of England, reigning for 56 years from 1216 until his death. His contemporaries knew him as Henry of Winchester. He was the first child king in England since the reign of Æthelred the Unready...

    • Henry IV of England
      Henry IV of England
      Henry IV was King of England and Lord of Ireland . He was the ninth King of England of the House of Plantagenet and also asserted his grandfather's claim to the title King of France. He was born at Bolingbroke Castle in Lincolnshire, hence his other name, Henry Bolingbroke...

    • Henry V of England
      Henry V of England
      Henry V was King of England from 1413 until his death at the age of 35 in 1422. He was the second monarch belonging to the House of Lancaster....

    • Henry VI of England
      Henry VI of England
      Henry VI was King of England from 1422 to 1461 and again from 1470 to 1471, and disputed King of France from 1422 to 1453. Until 1437, his realm was governed by regents. Contemporaneous accounts described him as peaceful and pious, not suited for the violent dynastic civil wars, known as the Wars...

    • Henry VII of England
      Henry VII of England
      Henry VII was King of England and Lord of Ireland from his seizing the crown on 22 August 1485 until his death on 21 April 1509, as the first monarch of the House of Tudor....

    • Henry VIII of England
      Henry VIII of England
      Henry VIII was King of England from 21 April 1509 until his death. He was Lord, and later King, of Ireland, as well as continuing the nominal claim by the English monarchs to the Kingdom of France...

  • Prince Harry of Wales
    Prince Harry of Wales
    Prince Henry of Wales , commonly known as Prince Harry, is the younger son of Charles, Prince of Wales and the late Diana, Princess of Wales, and fourth grandchild of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh...

    , Henry Charles Albert David, the third in line to British throne
  • Henry of Prussia (disambiguation), multiple people
  • Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg
    Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg
    Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg OIH is the head of state of Luxembourg. He is the eldest son of Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg and Princess Joséphine-Charlotte of Belgium. His maternal grandparents were King Leopold III of Belgium and Astrid of Sweden...

  • Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark
    Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark
    Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark , is the husband of the Queen of Denmark, Margrethe II.-Early life:Henrik was born in Talence, Gironde, France...

    , né Henri Marie Jean André de Laborde de Monpezat
  • Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester
    Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester
    The Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester was a soldier and member of the British Royal Family, the third son of George V of the United Kingdom and Queen Mary....

  • Prince Henry of Battenberg
    Prince Henry of Battenberg
    Colonel Prince Henry of Battenberg was a morganatic descendant of the Grand Ducal House of Hesse, later becoming a member of the British Royal Family, through his marriage to Princess Beatrice.-Early life:...


Shakespearean plays

  • Henry IV, Part 1
    Henry IV, Part 1
    Henry IV, Part 1 is a history play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written no later than 1597. It is the second play in Shakespeare's tetralogy dealing with the successive reigns of Richard II, Henry IV , and Henry V...

  • Henry IV, Part 2
    Henry IV, Part 2
    Henry IV, Part 2 is a history play by William Shakespeare, believed written between 1596 and 1599. It is the third part of a tetralogy, preceded by Richard II and Henry IV, Part 1 and succeeded by Henry V.-Sources:...

  • Henry V
    Henry V (play)
    Henry V is a history play by William Shakespeare, believed to be written in approximately 1599. Its full titles are The Cronicle History of Henry the Fifth and The Life of Henry the Fifth...

  • Henry VI, Part 1
    Henry VI, part 1
    Henry VI, Part 1 or The First Part of Henry the Sixt is a history play by William Shakespeare, and possibly Thomas Nashe, believed to have been written in 1591, and set during the lifetime of King Henry VI of England...

  • Henry VI, Part 2
    Henry VI, part 2
    Henry VI, Part 2 or The Second Part of Henry the Sixt is a history play by William Shakespeare believed to have been written in 1591, and set during the lifetime of King Henry VI of England...

  • Henry VI, Part 3
    Henry VI, part 3
    Henry VI, Part 3 or The Third Part of Henry the Sixt is a history play by William Shakespeare believed to have been written in 1591, and set during the lifetime of King Henry VI of England...

  • Henry VIII
    Henry VIII (play)
    The Famous History of the Life of King Henry the Eight is a history play by William Shakespeare and John Fletcher, based on the life of Henry VIII of England. An alternative title, All is True, is recorded in contemporary documents, the title Henry VIII not appearing until the play's publication...


Science and technology

  • Henry (unit), the SI unit of inductance
  • Henry's law
    Henry's law
    In physics, Henry's law is one of the gas laws formulated by William Henry in 1803. It states that:An equivalent way of stating the law is that the solubility of a gas in a liquid at a particular temperature is proportional to the pressure of that gas above the liquid...

    , a gas law in chemistry
  • Henry Classification System
    Henry Classification System
    The Henry Classification System is a long-standing method by which fingerprints are sorted by physiological characteristics for one-to-many searching. Developed by Sir Edward Henry in the late 19th century for criminal investigations in British India, it was the basis of modern day AFIS...

    , a system for categorizing fingerprints.

Other

  • "Henry", a red vacuum cleaner manufactured by Numatic International Limited
    Numatic International Limited
    Numatic International Limited is a British company with a large manufacturing facility located in Chard, Somerset in south-west England. Numatic manufactures a range of domestic, commercial and industrial cleaning and maintenance equipment for distribution worldwide; and incorporates wholly owned...

  • Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer
    Henry: Portrait Of A Serial Killer
    Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer is a 1986 crime horror film directed and co-written by John McNaughton about the random crime spree of a serial killer who seemingly operates with impunity. It stars Michael Rooker as the nomadic killer Henry, Tom Towles as Otis, a prison buddy with whom Henry is...

    , a horror movie
  • Henry rifle
    Henry rifle
    The Henry repeating rifle was a lever-action, breech-loading, tubular magazine rifle.-History:The original Henry rifle was a .44 caliber rimfire, lever-action, breech-loading rifle designed by Benjamin Tyler Henry in the late 1850s. The Henry rifle was an improved version of the earlier Volcanic...

    , the first "practical" repeating rifle
  • HMS Henry (1656)
    HMS Henry (1656)
    Dunbar was a 64-gun second rate ship of the line of the English Royal Navy, originally built for the navy of the Commonwealth of England at Deptford, and launched in 1656....

    , English Royal Navy vessel
  • SS Henry
    SS Henry
    SS Henry was a Norwegian steam-powered cargo ship best known for being one of the two ships sunk in one of the most controversial incidents in Norway during the Second World War.-Before the Second World War:...

    , a Norwegian merchant ship sunk in controversial circumstances in 1944
  • Henry the Hexapus
    Henry the Hexapus
    Henry the Hexapus was a six-limbed octopus found by British marine scientists in 2008. The name alludes to King Henry VIII, who had six wives....

    , a six-legged octopus

See also


  • Hendric
    Hendric
    Hendric may be a given name and refer to:* George Hendric Houghton , American theologian* Hendric van Alckmer , Middle Dutch writer- See also :* Hendric* Hendrick* Hendricks* Hendrickx* Hendrik* Hendriks* Hendrikx...

  • Hendrick
    Hendrick
    Hendrick may refer to:* Hendrick * Hendrick Lucifer, a seventeenth century pirate* Hendrick's Gin, Scottish gin brand* Hendrick Health System, American healthcare provider...

  • Hendricks
    Hendricks
    Hendricks is a surname, and may refer to* Ashraf Hendricks, South African soccer player* Barbara Hendricks, American soprano* Christina Hendricks, American actress* Conrad Hendricks, deceased South African soccer player...

  • Hendrickx

  • Hendrik
  • Hendriks
    Hendriks
    Hendriks is a surname and may refer to:*A. L. Hendriks , Jamaican poet, writer, and broadcasting director*Irene Hendriks , Dutch field hockey player*Jackie Hendriks , Jamaican cricketer...

  • Hendrikx

  • Hendrix
    Hendrix
    Hendrix may refer to:* Hendrix ** Jimi Hendrix, musician* Hendrix , a lunar impact crater that is located on the Moon's far side* Hendrix, Oklahoma* Hendrix College, a private college located in Conway, Arkansas...

  • Hendryx

  • Henrik
    Henrik
    Henrik is a male given name of Germanic origin, primarily used in Scandinavia, Estonia, Hungary and Slovenia. In Poland, the name is spelt Henryk but pronounced similarly. Equivalents in other languages are Henry , Heikki , Henryk , Hendrik , Heinrich , Enrico , Henri , Enrique and Henrique...

  • Henry
  • Henryk
    Henryk
    Henryk is a Polish male given name of Germanic origin. It means 'ruler of the home' or 'lord of the house'. It is pronounced similarly to Henrik, the spelling used in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Estonia, Hungary and Slovenia....



  • Henry's (disambiguation)