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Stewart, Charleslocked

(1764–1837)
  • T. E. Holland
  • , revised by Parvin Loloi

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Stewart, Charles (1764–1837), orientalist, was the eldest son of Poyntz Stewart, army officer, of Lisburn, co. Antrim, where Charles was born. In 1781 he entered the East India Company's Bengal army as cadet; he left it with the rank of major in 1808. When the ...

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