FRANCIS RAWDON-HASTINGS HASTINGS, 1st Marquess Of (1754-1826), British soldier and governor-general of India, born on the 9th of December 1754, was the son of Sir John Rawdon of Moira in the county of Down, 4th baronet, who was created Baron Rawdon of Moira, and afterwards earl of Moira, in the Irish peerage.
"Yully," the owner of the bed and breakfast, Moira, called through the door.
"Thanks, Moira," she said and opened the door.
I can make me and Moira one then we'll all match.
The springs are at Moira, 3 m.
There are extensive coal-mines in the neighbouring district, as at Moira, whence the Ashby-de-la-Zouch canal runs south to the Coventry canal.
Another citadel, Fort Moira, is situated on the other extremity of the ridge.
WANGARATTA, a town of Victoria, Australia, in the counties of Moira, Delatite and Bogong, at the junction of the Ovens and King rivers, 1452 m.
Fox and Grenville came into power in 1806, Lord Moira, who had always voted with them, received the place of master-general of the ordnance.
Ireland was another subject to which he had given particular attention: in 1797 there was published a Speech by Lord Moira on the Dreadful and Alarming State of Ireland.
As a mark of the regent's regard Lord Moira received the order of the Garter in 1812, and in the same year was appointed governor-general of Bengal and commander-in-chief of the forces in India.
Lord Moira, having travelled through the northern provinces and fully studied the question, declared war against Nepal (November 1814).
Long, and Lord Moira, who directed the plan of the campaign, resolved to act offensively along the whole line.
For his masterly conduct of these affairs Lord Moira was created marquess of Hastings in February 1817.
In a sanguinary encounter at Mag Raith (Moira in Co.
On his return to India in 1817 he was appointed by Lord Moira his political agent in the Deccan, with eligibility for military command; as brigadier-general under Sir T.
The successor of Lord Minto was Lord Moira, better known as the marquis of Hastings, who governed India for the long period of nine years, from 1814 to 1823.
Sir George Barlow and Lord Minto had remonstrated in vain, and nothing was left to Lord Moira but to take up arms. The campaign of 1814 was little short of disastrous.