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Employment History

Chief Justice
Supreme Court

Chief Justice
East India Company

Chief Justice
Bengal

Hastings's Managing Role
Nuncomar

Chief Justice
Supreme Court of Calcutta

Web References (33 Total References)


The street runs through what was ...

palsmaniaa.com, 5 Oct 2015 [cached]

The street runs through what was a deer park of Sir Elijah Impey, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court in Calcutta from 1773 to 1789, hence the earlier name


Sir Elijah Impey was the ...

www.bonhams.com, 8 April 2014 [cached]

Sir Elijah Impey was the East India Company's Chief Justice of Bengal from 1774 to 1782. He was a well-known patron of Indian artists, but his wife, Mary, Lady Impey, who joined him in Calcutta in 1777, was particularly interested in the flora and fauna of the surrounding area, creating her own menagerie. She then commissioned studies of animals and plants from various artists from the nearby city of Patna, the most senior of whom were the Muslim Shaykh Zayn-al-Din, and the Hindus Ram Das and Bhawani Das, the painter of the present lot.


The painting was begun in the ...

www.richard-green.com, 7 Jan 2011 [cached]

The painting was begun in the intervals of Zoffany's work for Warren Hastings and Sir Elijah Impey, Chief Justice of Bengal.


Midnapore - india news

www.midnapore.com, 18 Aug 2003 [cached]

Also voting to recall Hastings' long-standing friend, Sir Elijah Impey, Chief Justice of the Bengal Supreme Court, the House was most critical of Impey's connivance in the judicial hanging of Rajah Nuncomar--who had unsuccessfully sought to make Hastings answer to charges of bribery.However, the East India Company's Court of Proprietors refused to recall Impey, claiming that the House of Lords would have to support the vote of the Commons.

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Nuncomar had subsequently been arraigned by Hastings on charges of corruption, found guilty by Sir Elijah Impey, and hanged.
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The assertion that they were murdered by betrayal and corruption distinguishes these poems as a separate subgenre of the traditional elegies. (48) Resonances of a poetry denouncing the plot "dar crochadh flaith na gCoitireach le dioltas namhad" (by which the prince of the Cotters was hanged by the revenge of the enemy) appear both in Burke's fury at Hastings's managing role in the show trial and execution of Nuncomar and in his efforts to bring the judge, Sir Elijah Impey, to justice.


Sir Elijah Impey, First ...

www.victoriamemorial-cal.org, 7 Sept 2011 [cached]

Sir Elijah Impey, First Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Calcutta, 1775,oil on canvas, size: 140.9 X 110.9cm.

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