1165–97, king of Germany 1190–97; king of Sicily 1194–97; emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1191–97 (son of Frederick I).
1421–71, king of England 1422–61, 1470–71 (son of Henry V).
(italics) a three-part drama (Part 1, 1591–92; Part 2, 1590?; Part 3, 1590?) by Shakespeare.
1165–97, king of Germany (1169–97) and Holy Roman Emperor (1190–97): added Sicily to the Empire
1421–71, last Lancastrian king of England (1422–61; 1470–71); son of Henry V. His weak rule was blamed for the loss by 1453 of all his possessions in France except Calais; from 1454 he suffered periods of insanity which contributed to the outbreak of the Wars of the Roses (1455–85). He was deposed by Edward IV (1461) but was briefly restored to the throne (1470)
- Henry vane
[veyn] /veɪn/ noun 1. Sir Henry (Sir Harry Vane) 1613–62, British statesman and author. /veɪn/ noun 1. Also called weather vane, wind vane. a flat plate or blade of metal mounted on a vertical axis in an exposed position to indicate wind direction 2. any one of the flat blades or sails forming part of […]
- Henry VII
noun 1. (“Henry of Luxembourg”) 1275?–1313, king of Germany 1309–13 and emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1312–13. 2. (Henry Tudor) 1457–1509, king of England 1485–1509: first king of the house of Tudor. noun 1. ?1275–1313, Holy Roman Emperor (1312–13) and, as Henry VI, count of Luxembourg (1288–1313). He became king of the Lombards in […]
- Henry VIII
noun 1. (“Defender of the Faith”) 1491–1547, king of England 1509–47 (son of Henry VII). 2. (italics) a drama (1612–13?) by Shakespeare. noun 1. 1491–1547, king of England (1509–47); second son of Henry VII. The declaration that his marriage to Catherine of Aragon was invalid and his marriage to Anne Boleyn (1533) precipitated the Act […]
[hen] /hɛn/ noun 1. the female of the domestic fowl. 2. the female of any bird, especially of a gallinaceous bird. 3. Informal. an unpleasant, usually older woman, especially one considered to be a busybody or gossip. /hɛn/ noun 1. the female of any bird, esp the adult female of the domestic fowl 2. the […]