Capture of Chingleput

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Capture of Chingleput
Part of 2nd Carnatic War
Date: 31 October 1752
Location: Chengalpattu, Tamil Nadu
Presidency: Madras
Co-ordinates: 12.680171°N 79.982017°E
Result: British victory
East India Company French
Captain Robert Clive
200 European recruits
500 Sepoys
4 guns
40 Europeans
500 Sepoys

This was an event during the 2nd Carnatic War


Clive had started the siege of this fort when the French commander offered to capitulate. The garrison was allowed to retire with honours.

Spelling Variants

Modern name: Chengalpattu
Variants: Chingleput/Chengalpet

External Links

Carnatic Wars
Life of Robert Lord Clive Google Books
Chingleput taken by Clive Google Books
Chingleput Google Books
Capture of Chingleput Google Books