Hastings, Francis Rawdon-Hastings, Marquis of (17541826)

Hastings, Francis Rawdon-Hastings, Marquis of, Governor-General of India; entering the army in 1771, he saw active service in the American War and in Holland; succeeded his father in the earldom of Moira; was in 1813 appointed to the Governor-Generalship of India; he was instrumental in extending the Company's territories, and pacifying the warlike Goorkhas, for which, in 1816, he was created Marquis of Hastings; latterly he held the Governorship of Malta (17541826).

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

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