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Roberts, Frederick Sleigh, first Earl Roberts (1832-1914), army officer

Brian Robson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/35768
Roberts, Frederick Sleigh, first Earl Roberts (1832-1914), army officer

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Early years and education | The Indian mutiny | The staff years | The Second Afghan War | Commander-in-chief of Madras and of India | South Africa | Commander-in-chief of the British army | National Service League and Ireland | Personality and abilities

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Subjects: biography ; history

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