Fort St David was a British fort near the town of Cuddalore, a hundred miles south of Madras on the Coromandel Coast of India. It was bought from the Mahrattas by the British East India Company in 1690. Robert Clive served as the governor of Fort St David in 1756.
The ruins of Fort St David situated on the river Gadilam has as memorable history. As a small fort built by a Hindu merchant it fell into the hands of the Marathas after the capture of Gingee Fort by Shivaji in 1677. From them it was purchased by the E... read more