French capture Fort St. David, India

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Historical Context Note

Fort St. David protected the approach to Madras. Following this victory, the French besieged Madras, but their siege was eventually lifted by forces under Robert Clive.

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Editors. "French capture Fort St. David, India". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010
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