Robert Clive

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History Of India - Colonial Era - Company Rule in India
... Among the prisoners captured at Madras was Robert Clive himself ... In 1751, Robert Clive led a British armed force and captured Arcot to reinstate the incumbent Nawab ... However, armed forces under Robert Clive later recaptured Calcutta and then pressed on to capture the French settlement of Chandannagar in 1757 ...
Robert Clive, 1st Baron Clive - Legacy
... Robert Clive's desk from his time at Market Drayton Grammar School is on display at Market Drayton museum complete with his carved initials ... Robert Clive's pet Aldabra Giant Tortoise died on Thursday, 23 March 2006 in the Kolkata zoo ... since the 1870s and the zoo's documentation showed that he came from Clive's estate in India A statue of Clive stands in the main Square in the market town of Shrewsbury, as well as a later one ...
Plassey, County Clare
... In 1761, Robert Clive, 1st Baron Clive gave orders for his estate in County Clare, centred around the townland of Ballykilty, to be renamed Plassey `the ... Shortly afterwards, he was ennobled as Lord Clive of Plassey in the County of Clare in the Irish peerage ... of authors have assumed a direct link between Robert Clive and Plassey House, now the administrative centre of the University of Limerick, which is located on the opposite County Limerick bank of the River ...

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    It appears I am destined for something; I will live.
    —Robert Clive (1725–1774)