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Hogarth’s Act 1735

Act of the Parliament of Great Britain to give copyright protections to the producers of engravings.

Hollingworth Lake

Hollingworth Lake was built as the main water source for the Rochdale Canal.

Holmes Chapel

Built-up area and civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire East.

Holy Maid of Leominster

Known only as Elizabeth, she was installed in the rood loft above the chancel of the priory of Leominster by its prior in the late 15th or early 16th century.

Home Chimes

British magazine published from 1884 until 1894, precursor to popular fiction magazines.

Hoober Stand

Monumental tower in the form of a tapering pyramid topped with a hexagonal lantern, named for the ancient wood in which it was erected.

Horse Gin

Horse-driven engine used in lead and shallow coal mines.

Hortus Sanitatis

First natural history encyclopedia, published by Jacob Meydenbach in Mainz, Germany in 1491.

How They Met Themselves

Painting by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, in which a couple in medieval costume are confronted by their doubles.

Howe Bridge

Suburb of Atherton in Greater Manchester, built as a model mining village in the 1870s by the Fletchers.