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Close, Sir Barry, baronet (1756–1813), army officer in the East India Company and political officer in India, was born on 3 December 1756 at Elm Park, co. Armagh, the third son in the family of four sons and five daughters of Maxwell Close (...

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Low, Sir John (1788–1880), army officer in the East India Company and political officer in India, born at Clatto, near Cupar, Fife, on 13 December 1788, was the eldest son of Captain Robert Low of Clatto, and his wife, the daughter of Dr Robert Malcolm...

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Sir Thomas Munro, first baronet (1761–1827) by Ramsay Richard Reinagle Oriental Club; photograph National Portrait Gallery, London

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Munro, Sir Thomas, first baronet (1761–1827), army officer in the East India Company and administrator in India, was born on 27 May 1761 at Glasgow, the second of the seven children of Alexander Munro (d. 1809), a Glasgow merchant trading with Virginia...

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Parker, Sir George, fourth baronet (1813–1857), army officer in the East India Company and administrator in India, was born in London on 3 February 1813, the second son of Vice-Admiral Sir William George Parker, second baronet (d. 1848), of Harburn, Warwickshire, and his wife, ...

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Robertson, Archibald (1782–1847), army officer in the East India Company and director of the East India Company, was born on 18 September 1782 at Forres, near Elgin, the son of David Robertson. He was nominated a cadet in 1800, was made ensign in the ...

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Sandeman, Sir Robert Groves (1835–1892), army officer in the East India Company and political officer in India, was born on 25 February 1835 in Perth, Scotland, the second of four sons in a family of ten children of General Robert Turnbull Sandeman (1804–1876)...

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Sleeman, Sir William Henry (1788–1856), army officer in the East India Company and administrator in India, born at Stratton, Cornwall, on 18 August 1788, was the son of Captain Philip Sleeman (d. 1798) of Pool Park, St Tudy, Cornwall, yeoman and supervisor of ...

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Sir William Henry Sleeman (1788–1856) by George Duncan Beechey © National Portrait Gallery, London