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date: 14 August 2020

Clive, Robert, first Baron Clive of Plasseylocked

  • H. V. Bowen


Clive, Robert, first Baron Clive of Plassey (1725–1774), army officer in the East India Company and administrator in India, was born on 29 September 1725 at Styche Hall, Moreton Say, near Market Drayton in Shropshire, the eldest of the thirteen children of Richard Clive (...

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British Library, Oriental and India Office Collections
Edinburgh Review, or, Critical Journal
Historical Journal
Herefordshire Record Office, Hereford
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National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth
National Army Museum
National Archives of the United Kingdom, Public Record Office, London
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National Portrait Gallery, London
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