Capture of Cannanore

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Capture of Cannanore
Part of 2nd Mysore War
Date: 14 December 1783
Location: Cannanore, Kerala
Presidency: Madras
Co-ordinates: 11.855300°N 75.361615°E
Result: British victory
East India Company Kingdom of Mysore
General Norman MacLeod Tipu Sultan
42nd & 100th Regiments
Two companies of Tellicherry Grenadiers


Entries in the Dictionary of Indian Biography 1906
Norman MacLeod (1754-1801)
Tippoo Sultan (1753-1799)

Spelling Variants

Modern name: Kannur
Variants: Cannanore

External Links

Mysore Wars Heritage History
Anglo-Mysore Wars Wikipedia
2nd Mysore War Wikipedia
Capture of Cannanore Google Books
52nd Regiment at Cannanore Google Books
36th Regiment at Cannanore Google Books
Cannanore Gazetteer 1857

Recommended Reading

Malabar Manual by William Logan 1887 ISBN-10 8120604469