Dupleix secures French control of the Carnatic region

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Historical Context Note

Marquis Dupleix, Governor-General of French colonial possessions in India, secures control of the Carnatic. In a war of succession in the Deccan peninsula, after the Battle of Ambur he replaces the Nawab with his own nominee.
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Editors. "Dupleix secures French control of the Carnatic region". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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