Editors. "The French conquer Madras". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=17545, accessed 28 November 2014.]
French forces under the command of Labourdonnais and Dupleix manage to conquer Madras after a short siege.
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