Tag: The Duke of Buckingham and Chandos
The Viceroy visits a famine camp
Continuing with the series containing extracts from Lord Lytton’s visit to Madras in 1877, I give here his Lordship’s views on the famine – a writeup full of racist flavour and lacking sympathy of any kind.
A Viceroy’s View of Madras – 1
This week I will be carrying extracts from Lord Lytton’s letters written during his visit to Madras in 1877, at the height of the famine.
The Duke who gave us a canal
A profile of the Duke of Buckingham and Chandos, the only Duke to ever become a colonial Governor in India.
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