Editors. "Dupleix negotiates with the British but insists on being ruler of the Carnatic". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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Marquis Dupleix, Governor-General of French colonial possessions in India, holds a conference at Sadras with British representatives in an attempt to find a diplomatic settlement to their conflicts. However, he insists on being recognised as ruler of the Carnatic region.