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The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Bentinck, Lord William Henry Cavendish

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Indian statesman, governor of Madras in 1806, but recalled for an error which led to the mutiny at Vellore; but was in 1827 appointed governor-general of India, which he governed wisely, abolishing many evils, such as Thuggism and Suttee, and effecting many beneficent reforms. Macaulay held office under him. He returned to England in 1835, became member for Glasgow in 1837, and died before he made any mark on home politics (1774-1839).


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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Bentinck, Lord William Henry Cavendish'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/nut/b/bentinck-lord-william-henry-cavendish.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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