22 min

The Battle of Plassey: Part 1 The black hole of Calcutta The Redcoat History Podcast

    • History

It's the start of a new season for the Redcoat History Podcast. In Season 2 we are exploring the Battle of Plassey and the birth of the British Empire in India. It's a fascinating story of intrigue, corruption and world-changing battles. 


 


In this episode, we examine the siege of the British in Calcutta by the Nawab of Bengal and the subsequent "Blackhole" incident 0f 1756 which ignited a passion for revenge amongst the British. 


 


For more information, photos and maps please visit www.redcoathistory.com


 


or follow me on Instagram where I am @redcoathistory. 

It's the start of a new season for the Redcoat History Podcast. In Season 2 we are exploring the Battle of Plassey and the birth of the British Empire in India. It's a fascinating story of intrigue, corruption and world-changing battles. 


 


In this episode, we examine the siege of the British in Calcutta by the Nawab of Bengal and the subsequent "Blackhole" incident 0f 1756 which ignited a passion for revenge amongst the British. 


 


For more information, photos and maps please visit www.redcoathistory.com


 


or follow me on Instagram where I am @redcoathistory. 

22 min

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