Battle of Wandiwash (41 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

At the Battle of Wandiwash, in Tamil Nadu in India, Eyre Coote's British army defeats a French force under the Count de Lally. This proved to be a decisive battle of the Seven Years' War, leading the British towards ultimate victory.

Citation:
Editors. "Battle of Wandiwash". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=17752, accessed 09 December 2016.]