Such a man as patrick henry accepted office as a mere state legislator.
On the national level, he was one of the founders of patrick henry University, a college for evangelical home-schooled students.
Adherents of this view included Samuel Adams, Roger Sherman, and patrick henry.
masc. proper name, from French Henri, from Late Latin Henricus, from German Heinrich, from Old High German Heimerich, literally "the ruler of the house," from heim "home" + rihhi "ruler." One of the most popular Norman names after the Conquest.
henry hen·ry (hěn'rē)
n. pl. hen·rys or hen·ries (-rēz)
The unit of inductance in which an induced electromotive force of one volt is produced when the current is varied at the rate of one ampere per second.