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date: 06 June 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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