India under Wellesley.
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Published by G.Bell in London .
Written in English


  • Wellesley, Richard Wellesley, -- 1760-1842.

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A Journey From Madras Through The Countries Of Mysore, Canara, And Malabar: Performed Under The Orders Of The Most Noble The Marquis Wellesley, The State Of Agriculture, Arts, And [Hamilton, Francis, East India Company] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Journey From Madras Through The Countries Of Mysore, Canara, And Malabar: Performed Under . Sir Arthur Wellesley. In India from to , where his elder brother Richard was governor general from to , he achieved decisive victories at Seringapatam in and Poona, Ahmadnagar, . British India Wellesley as Governor General: Lord Mornington - the Marquis of Wellesley (the Duke of Wellington's elder brother) - was Governor-General from to , succeeding llis had acted in the light of Pitt's India Act and was a reformer who had studied the career of Warren ley saw India . This book is essentially on the conquest of India by the East India Company (EIC) during a fifty-year period. It is excellent on the key protagonists in the EIC and on the rulers in Mughal India at the time/5().

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Richard Colley Wellesley, Marquess Wellesley, British statesman and government official. Wellesley, as governor of Madras (now Chennai) and governor-general of Bengal (both –), greatly enlarged the British Empire in India .   White Mughals is the romantic and ultimately tragic tale of a passionate love affair that crossed and transcended all the cultural, religious and political boundaries of its Achilles /5. Lord Wellesley enacted this, anticipating French invasion of India. It imposed almost wartime press restrictions including pre-censorship. These restrictions were relaxed under Lord Hastings, who had . Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, KG, GCB, GCH, PC, FRS (1 May – 14 September ), was one of the leading British military and political figures of the 19th century. Often referred to only as "The Duke of Wellington", he led a successful military career in India .