Tag Archives: Jhansi

blog 321: Sikandar is bored to death

July 9th Bhopal is being attacked by mutineers including those rogues from Indore. Muslim clerics erupt into Wahhabi ravings to slaughter not only the foreigners but the Begums of Bhopal. Muslim fanatics are erupting out of Bhopal like the pox. … Continue reading

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blog 308: my shining prince is surrounded

June 14th Gwalior telegraphs that the Bengal Army regiments have formally mutinied. Some British officers refused to flee and tried to reason with their men. They were butchered. Scindia said there was no reasoning with them. Who was he referring … Continue reading

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blog 306: the flowers of the forest

Jhansi is tottering. If Jhansi falls then the Rebels can finally and at last break out of the cage of the Indian Mason Dixon Line. They can strike Gwalior, Bhopal, and Indore. The Maratha of the Decca could crash down! … Continue reading

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blog 239: the elephant regatta

Scindia of Gwalior held a lavish Elephant Regatta as he called it. He held a parade of the gigantic elephants through town. Each behemoth certainly moved like a gigantic ship. Each royal elephant was adored with elaborate chalk designs, their … Continue reading

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blog 8: the bidding war continues

There is a bidding war on! The Ex-Rani of Jhansi has dropped her bid to be bought off from one million pounds per year to one million rupees per year. And now she has offered to be bought off for … Continue reading

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