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Moor, Edward (1771-1848), writer on Hindu mythology

Thomas Seccombe and Jonathan Bernard Katz

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Moor, Edward (1771-1848), writer on Hindu mythology, was appointed a cadet on the Bombay establishment of the East India Company in May 1782, and sailed for India in the September following, being then under twelve years of age. Adverse winds caused the fleet in which he sailed to put into ...

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