Seringapatam


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Seringapatam

a small town in S India, in Karnataka on Seringapatam Island in the Cauvery River: capital of Mysore from 1610 to 1799, when it was besieged and captured by the British. Pop.: 23 448 (2001)
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Among more unusual objects, in 2014 he sold a rare axle boss for a gun carriage, cast in relief in the form of a snarling tiger's head from ordnance taken at the fall of Seringapatam (Fig.
Coming some three centuries late, this centre of faith and freedom as Seringapatam was, shone lustrously as a beacon light to all ships of Indian freedom amidst a tamed sea of protectorates, subsidiaries and "faithful allies".
The offshore East Seringapatam Block in East Nusa Tenggara and the offshore East Abadi Block in Maluku, are the two blocks being offered through a regular tendering process, said, Mr.
Other objects in the Art of Imperial India sale include a gold and enamelled diamond-set sarpech (turban brooch) valued at Au35,000-45,000, a Mughal jade, gold and gem-set dagger estimated at Au20,000-25,000 and an impressive 18th-century sword with a tiger-head pommel captured from Tipu Sultan's fortress at Seringapatam, Mysore, in 1799, which is estimated at Au80,000-120,000.
This impressive sword has a tiger headed grip captured from Tipu Sultan's fortress at Seringapatam, Mysore, India.
Like Alastair Cook, Wellington lost his first major engagement as a leader in India (in Seringapatam rather than Ahmedabad), but was rather successful thereafter, the report said.
Here, they first saw action during the Mysore campaign of 1789, fighting at Bangalore and Seringapatam under Sir Arthur Wellesley (1st Duke of Wellington), they fought in the Mahratta War of 1802 and, in the following year of 1803, at Assaye, they defeated the combined forces of the Mahratta chief Scindia and the Rajah of Berar.
The second war, narrated in part by Munro, was particularly difficult for the British; Tipu Sultan's army's spectacularly defeated forces led by William Baille at Pollilur, resulting not only in a high number of casualties but also in the captivity of hundreds of soldiers in Mysore, some of whom continued to be held in Seringapatam for over a decade (Colley, Captives 276).
With the British supply situation becoming perilous, Cornwallis was forced to abandon the siege of Seringapatam on 20 May 1791 and fall back to Bangalore.
Lo mas terrorifico en una marcha masiva hacia Seringapatam [.

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