[hamp-duh n, ham-]
- John,1594–1643, British statesman who defended the rights of the House of Commons against Charles I.
- WalterWalter Hampden Dougherty, 1879–1955, U.S. actor.
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After we left it, Hampden was restored, beautified, and refurnished.A Writer's Recollections (In Two Volumes), Volume II
Mrs. Humphry Ward
Other clubs were formed in this administration at Saco, Waterville and Hampden.
"Ye are right, Hampden," said the Scotch doctor, in reply to some observation.
Hampden has told me everything necessary; at least as far as he knew.
It was time to think of retreat, for Hampden was already in pursuit.History of the English People, Volume VI (of 8)
John Richard Green
- John. 1594–1643, English statesman; one of the leaders of the Parliamentary opposition to Charles I
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