Horrocks, Jeremiah (16191641)

Horrocks, Jeremiah, a celebrated astronomer, born at Toxteth, near Liverpool; passed through Cambridge, took orders, and received the curacy of Hoole, Lancashire; was devoted to astronomy, and was the first to observe the transit of Venus, of which he gave an account in his treatise “Venus in Sole Visa” (16191641).

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

Hornbook * Horse-power
Hoosac Mountain
Hope, Antony
Hope, Thomas
Hôpital, Michel de l'
Hopkins, Samuel
Horatii
Horatius Flaccus
Horn, Cape
Horn Gate
Hornbook
Horrocks, Jeremiah
Horse-power
Horsham
Horsley, Samuel
Hosea
Hoshangabad
Hoshiarpur
Hospitallers
Hospodar
Hostilius, Tullus
Hottentots