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Robert Clive (1725-1774)

September 10, 20201:00 pmLeave a Comment

 Given the current level of interest in Robert Clive and his statue in Shrewsbury, Shropshire Archives staff have been examining the range of material held about this important but controversial Shropshire figure.   Background Robert Clive was born at Styche Hall, near Market Drayton in 1725.  At the age of eighteen he joined the East India Company as […]