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Hen·ry

(hen'rē),
James Paget, 20th-century U.S. physiologist. See: Henry-Gauer response.

Hen·ry

(hen'rē),
Joseph, U.S. physicist, 1797-1878. See: Dalton-Henry law.

Hen·ry

(hen'rē),
William, British chemist, 1774-1836. See: Henry law.

hen·ry (H),

(hen'rē),
The unit of electrical inductance, when 1 V is induced by a change in current of 1 ampere/sec.
[Joseph Henry]

henry

/hen·ry/ (H) (hen´re) the SI unit of electric inductance, equivalent to one weber per ampere.

henry (H)

Etymology: Joseph Henry, American physicist, 1797-1878
an International System unit of electrical inductance equal to 1 volt-second per ampere.

hen·ry

(H) (hen'rē)
The unit of electrical inductance, when 1 volt is induced by a change in current of 1 ampere/second.
[Joseph Henry]
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And if the long reign of Henry II ended in rebellion in 1189, that was due at least as much to the treachery of his estranged wife and four unruly sons as to any weaknesses in Henry's governing.
Later, however, Bertran and Richard were reconciled, and Bertran abetted Richard and his brothers in their rebellions against their father, Henry II of England.
The youngest son of Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine, he was nicknamed " Lackland, " because he had not shared in the division of Henry's territory; he was probably Henry's favorite son, however, and his subsequent rebellion against his father broke the old king's heart.
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1189: Richard the Lionheart was crowned king of England at Westminster after the death of his father, Henry II.
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