On Hounslow Heath.
The army had been increased to 20,000 men and encamped at Hounslow Heath to overawe the capital.
Lenthall and Manchester, the speaker of the Lords, headed the fugitive members at the review on Hounslow Heath on the 3rd of August, being received by the soldiers "as so many angels sent from heaven for their good."
HOUNSLOW, a town in the Brentford parliamentary division of Middlesex, England, 121 m.
A priory of friars of the Holy Trinity was founded at Hounslow in 1296, and existed till the dissolution of the monasteries.
Hounslow Heath, west of the town, had, according to the survey of 1546, an area of 4293 acres.
Of Hounslow, Sir Thomas Gresham built a mansion in 1577, and this was rebuilt with great magnificence by Francis and Robert Child c. 1770.
Hounslow is divided between the parishes of Heston and Isleworth.
ANTHONY COLLINS (1676-1729), English deist, was born at Heston, near Hounslow in Middlesex, on the 21st of June 1676.
Its beginnings may be traced hack to 1762, when, at the suggestion of Lord Bute, the duke of Argyll's trees and shrubs were removed from Whitton Place, near Hounslow, to adorn the princess of Wales's garden at Kew.
The legal support given him by judges of his own selection was fortified by the military support of an army collected at Hounslow Heath; and a Roman Catholic, the earl of Tyrconnel, was sent as lord-deputy to Ireland (1687) to organize a Roman Catholic army on which the king might fall back if his English forces proved insufficient for his purpose.
In the nation at large, the late violent ferment had been followed by as remarkable a deadness and vapidity, and Burke himself had to admit a year or two later that any remarkable robbery at Hounslow Heath would make more conversation than all the disturbances of America.