Being a list of the main historical events effecting the British role in India from the foundation of the East India Company in 1600 to the final withdrawal of Britain in 1947.
Part One - the East India Company
Part Two - the British Raj
In 1858 The last Mughal emperor of India, Bahadur Shah II, was deposed as a result of his support for the Indian Mutiny and exiled to Burma.
The British government now imposed direct rule on India, appointing a Governor-General or Viceroy to act as the crown's representative.
Compiled, collated and adapted from various chronicles of Indian history including;