Cornwallis, Lord (17381805)

Cornwallis, Lord, an English general and statesman; saw service in the Seven Years' and the American Wars; besieged in the latter at York Town, was obliged to capitulate; became Governor-General of India, and forced Tippoo Sahib to submit to humiliating terms; as Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland crushed the rebellion of '98; re-appointed Governor-General of India; died there (17381805).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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