Robert Clive


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British general and statesman whose victory at Plassey in 1757 strengthened British control of India (1725-1774)

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Robert Clive, Mariam Ashraff, Margaret Lewis, Louise Tume and Scott Fletcher, and from the top, Glyn Keatinge, Steven Clark and Craig Hertherington
With a background in English literature and years of studying in various cultures, especially in Asia, Shields partly quotes and partly summarizes the journal that Clive (1758-1830) kept as she lived and traveled in South India with her husband Lord Robert Clive, son of Clive of India.
The British Empire on the subcontinent owed far more to the man who saved it around the world, the Duke of Wellington, than to Robert Clive, who has got excessive credit from history.
The company's century-long rule of all of India effectively began following the Battle of Plassey in 1757 when Robert Clive defeated Siraj Ud Daulah, the last independent ruler of Bengal.
Robert Clive (1725-1774): Known as Clive of India, said to be founder of the British Empire.
He was once the pampered pet of Robert Clive - the pioneering British general who helped colonise India in the mid-18th century.
1757: The British, under Robert Clive, were victorious in the Battle of Plassey at Bengal, thus laying the foundations of the British Empire in India.
Robert Clive, the East India Company's governor of Bengal, was the soldier-administrator whose exploits ensured Britain's supremacy in India in the mid-eighteenth century.
Robert Clive was your first Colonel and under him you fought at Plassey, and not Clive only but Forde and Knox and Hector Munro and all the old heroes of India knew of what stuff you were made .
The first programme, Rogue Trader, explores the origins of British rule in India and tells the story of Robert Clive, later Lord Clive of India.
They noted that in 1997, a London auction house planned to put on sale gold coins that their anonymous sellers claimed were part of a booty once belonging to Robert Clive, the 18th century British general.
District Judge Robert Clive Jones on January 10, 2012, ruled that the attorneys who represented Frazier had engaged in ethical misconduct and ordered them to pay to IASIS certain fees and costs incurred by IASIS in defending the lawsuit.
It's surprising that Robert Clive has not been the subject of countless films - I only know of one - for his life follows a classical trajectory of triumph and tragedy.
Robert Clive Shell was born at Pyle on September 9, 1947, and formed one of Aberavon's greatest half-back partnerships with the late John Bevan, who played for Wales and the 1976 Lions and later coached his national side.
One officer repeatedly hit the driver-side window of Robert Clive Whatley's Range Rover with a baton while another stood on the bonnet.