Hampton

Hampton, a village of Middlesex, on the Thames, 15 m. SW. of London; in the vicinity is Hampton Court Palace, a royal residence down to George II.'s time, and which was built originally by Wolsey, who presented it to Henry VIII.; in William III.'s time considerable alterations were made under the guidance of Wren; there is a fine picture-gallery and gardens; it is now occupied by persons of good family in reduced circumstances; the Hampton Court Conference to settle ecclesiastical differences took place here in 1604 under the presidency of James I., and the decisions at which proved unsatisfactory to the Puritan members of it; it was here at the suggestion of Dr. Reynolds the authorised version of the Bible was undertaken.

Population (circa 1900) given as 4,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Hampstead * Hanau
Hamiltonian System
Hammer
Hammerfest
Hammersmith
Hammond, Henry
Hampden, John
Hampden, Renn Dickson
Hampole, Richard Rolle
Hampshire, Hants
Hampstead
Hampton
Hanau
Hancock, Winfield Scott
Händel
Hang-chow
Hanging Gardens, The, of Babylon
Hanif
Hankow
Hanley
Hanmer, Sir Thomas
Hannay, James

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