county in SE England: 633 sq mi (1,639 sq km)
also called Hert′ford or Herts
- This stroke, which would most probably have given the victory to the king, was prevented by the "Eastern Association," a union of Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire, constituted in December 1642 and augmented in 1643 by Huntingdonshire and Lincolnshire, of which Cromwell was the leading spirit.
- BARNET, a residential district in the mid or St Albans parliamentary division of Hertfordshire, England; ro m.
- BERKHAMPSTEAD (GREAT BERRHAMPSTEAD), a market town in the Watford parliamentary division of Hertfordshire, England, 28 m.
- Lord Anglesey married Elizabeth, daughter and co-heiress of Sir James Altham of Oxey, Hertfordshire, by whom, besides other children, he had James, who succeeded him, Altham, created Baron Altham, and Richard, afterwards 3rd Baron Altham.
- He married Elizabeth, daughter and heir of Sir Charles Morrison of Cassiobury, Hertfordshire, through whom that estate passed into his family, and by whom besides four daughters he had five sons, the eldest Arthur being created earl of Essex at the Restoration.