Late 19th century: named after Joseph Henry (1797–1878), the American physicist who discovered the phenomenon.
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1.3 Henry III ( 1207–72), son of John; reigned 1216–72.
1.8 Henry VIII ( 1491–1547), son of Henry VII; reigned 1509–47. Henry had six wives (Catherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anne of Cleves, Catherine Howard, Katherine Parr) and three children (Mary I, with Catherine of Aragon; Elizabeth I, with Anne Boleyn; and Edward VI, with Jane Seymour). His first divorce, from Catherine of Aragon, was opposed by the pope, leading to England’s break with the Roman Catholic Church.
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