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French and Danish Penetration in India

French  French Indian Settlements included Pondicherry (now Puducherry), Karikal and Yanaon on the Coromandel Coast, Mahe on the Malabar Coast and Chandernagore in West Bengal. Other than this, there were lodges in Machilipatnam, Kozhikode and Surat. It was during the reign on Francis I (François I) that the first French. . . CONTINUE READING

British

British The East India Company was founded as The Company of Merchants of London Trading into the East Indies by a coterie of enterprising and influential businessmen, who obtained the Crown’s charter. . . CONTINUE READING