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  • n. discontent with British administration in India led to numerous mutinies in 1857 and 1858; the revolt was put down after several battles and sieges (notably the siege at Lucknow)


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  • Parts of northern India were under more or less continuous Islamic rule from 1192 up until the time between the Sepoy Mutiny and Independence in 1947.

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  • His hanging a week later sparked a subcontinental revolt known to Indians as the first war of independence and to the British as the Sepoy Mutiny.

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