Hengrave Hall, a splendid Tudor mansion (1538) in Suffolk, 3 miles NNW. of Bury St Edmunds.
Henley-on-Thames, a municipal borough of Oxfordshire, at the base of the Chiltern Hills, and on the. left bank of the Thames, 8 miles NE. of Reading, 36 W. of London, and 24 SE. of Oxford by road (by river 47). The five-arch bridge was built in 1786 at a cost of £10,000 ; the parish church, Decorated in style, was restored in 1864; and the grammar-school was founded in 1605. Malting and brewing are carried on; and there is a considerable trade in corn, flour, and timber. The principal amateur regatta of England has been held here every summer since 1839. Pop. 6000.
Hennegau. See Hainault.
Herault, a maritime dep. in the south of France, washed by the Gulf of Lyons. Area, 2393 sq. m. ; pop. (1872) 429,878; (1901) 489,421. It is divided into the four arrondissements of Beziers, Lodeve, Montpellier (the capital), and Saint-Pons.
Hereros. See Damaraland.
Heri-rud. See Hari-rud.
Heristal, or Herstal, an industrial town of Belgium, on the Meuse, virtually a suburb NE. of Liege. It is mostly inhabited by workers in the coal-mines and the iron and steel works. Here King Pepin was born and Charlemagne often lived. Pop. 18,200.
Herkulesbad. See Mehadia.
Hermannstadt (Lat. Cibinium, Hung. Nagy-Szeberi), a town of Hungary, formerly capital of Transylvania, at the terminus of a branch railway (28 miles long), 370 miles SE. of Pesth. It is the seat of a Greek archbishop and of a ' Saxon' university. The fine Bruckenthal palace contains a picture-gallery and a library of 30,000 volumes. Tanning, wax-bleaching, and the making of cloth, paper, candles, sugar, and hats are carried on. Pop. 26,500.
Hermon, Mount (now Jebel-es-Sheikh), 9150 feet high, is the culminating point of the Anti-Libanus range. See Lebanon.