Henley


Henley

Henley may refer to any of the following:

Places:

*Henley-on-Thames, a town on the north bank of the River Thames in South Oxfordshire, England
**Henley (UK Parliament constituency)
**Henley Royal Regatta, a rowing event held every year on the river Thames
*Henley, Somerset is a hamlet south of Crewkerne, Somerset, England
*Henley, Suffolk, a village in Suffolk, England
*Henley-in-Arden, a village in Warwickshire, England
*Henley, Missouri, an unincorporated community in southwestern Cole County, Missouri, USA
*Henley, New Zealand, a town in the South Island of New Zealand
*Henley, New South Wales, a suburb of Sydney, Australia

People with the surname Henley:
* Anthony Henley, 3rd Baron Henley (1825-1898), a British politician
* Barry Shabaka Henley (born 1954), American character actor
* Beth Henley (born 1952), Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright
* Bill Henley, weatherman on WCAU-TV, Philadelphia
* Brian Henley (born 1967), American Admissions Director
* Don Henley (born 1947), American rock musician, member of The Eagles
* Georgie Henley, English actress
* Jean Emily Henley (1910−1994), American anesthesiologist
* Jeffrey O. Henley, Chairman of Oracle Corporation
* Joseph Warner Henley (1793–1884), British conservative politician in the protectionist governments of Lord Derby
* John Henley (1692-1759), English clergyman, known as Orator Henley
* John D. Henley (1781-1835), US naval officer
* Robert Henley (1783-1828), US naval officer, brother of John D. Henley
* Robert Henley, 1st Earl of Northington (c.1708-1772), Lord Chancellor, Whig member of parliament, writer and wit
* Robert Henley, 2nd Baron Henley (1789-1841), British laywer and politician
* Walter of Henley, agricultural writer of the thirteenth century
* William Ernest Henley (1849-1903), British poet, critic and author
* William Thomas Henley (1813-1882) Telegraph engineer and pioneer submarine cable manufacturer

Other uses:

* Henley shirt, a shirt with buttons beneath the collar but no raised collar like a polo/tennis shirt
* Hawker Henley, aircraft used by the RAF in the second world war
* Henley Royal Regatta, rowing event held every year on the river Thames, established 1839, or the related :
** Royal Canadian Henley Regatta, rowing event held every year in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, established in 1880
** Henley Women's Regatta, established 1988
* Henley Boat Races, for crews not in the main Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race
* Henley Management College, private business school based in Henley-on-Thames
* Baron Henley, titles in the Peerage of Great Britain and in the Peerage of Ireland.
* USS "Henley", four American warships, named for Robert Henley and John D. Henley


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