French capture Fort St. David, India (26 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

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.

Citation:
Editors. "French capture Fort St. David, India". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=4184, accessed 08 December 2016.]