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British

English East India company was established in 1600 A. D.

Queen Elizabeth gave permission to East India company to trade in the East.

In 1608 captain Hawkins was sent to the court of Jahangir to get permission for trade in the Mughal Empire. But it was failed.

Captain Hawkins was the first ambassador sent to India by the British during the period of James I.

In 1615 sir Thomas Roe was sent to India to get permission of Jahangir to trade with India.

Thomas Roe succeeded in getting permission.

In 1616 British established their first trading centre at surath.

British also succeeded in getting permission from Golkonda Sultan to establish a factory at Machilipatnam.

They established a factory in Machilipatnam in 1611.

Francis Day of East India company succeeded in getting Madras from the Raja of Chandragiri.

British built Fort st.George at Madras in 1641.

Calcutta was built by merging three villages namely Suthanuthi, Kalighata and Govindpur.

They also established settlements at Hugli, Kasim bazar, Balasore etc,. Bombay was a portuguese settlement.

But it was given to the British king as dowry as he married portuguese princess. The king gave it to East India company for rent.