Great Catholic-Gaelic rebellion for return of lands, later joined by Old English Catholics in Ireland. Under leadership of Irish chieftain, Rory O'More, conspiracy was formed to seize Dublin and expel the English. English settlers were driven out of Ulster. Catholics hold 59% of land in Ireland.
The Protestant Lord Protector of England, Oliver Cromwell, landed at Dublin. His troops killed 2,000 men. A great part of lands in Munster, Leinster and Ulster (Drogheda and Wexford) was confiscated and divided among the English soldiers.
Over 6,000 Irish boys and women sold as slaves since England gained control of Jamaica.
English (chiefly West Midlands):1. from the Middle English personal name Henn(e), a short form of Henry . 2. from Middle English hen(e) ‘hen’ (Old English henn, related to hana ‘cock’), applied as a metonymic occupational name for a keeper or seller of poultry or as a nickname, perhaps for a fussy man. 3. Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Johannes ( see John ); or a variant of Hein . 4. German: variant of Henne 1 and 3.