Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

2/11/2006

Dalrymple and Delhi: A love story

Hindus and Muslims come together to fight the Christians, and what’s interesting is they don’t talk about angrez, phirangis or goras but nasrani, Christians or kafirs (infidels). So Indian converts to Christianity are slaughtererd but British who convert to Islam, of which there are a surprising number at this time, are spared – many of these who have converted to Islam end up fighting on the rebel side, including the character who I think many people assumed was a made up character in the rising, the Toby Stephens character, is actually a historic character. He’s here in Delhi, he’s referred to and is ultimately captured by the British. for more click here

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