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Sir Francis Edward. 1863–1942, British explorer, mainly of N India and Tibet. He used military force to compel the Dalai Lama to sign (1904) a trade agreement with Britain
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  • The expedition, or rather mission, under Colonel younghusband in 1904 brings to an end our history of the exploration of Tibet.

    A Book of Discovery Margaret Bertha (M. B.) Synge
  • younghusband was the first to welcome me and the last to say good-bye; I was soon to see him again in Srinagar.

  • Seize Mrs. younghusband, and Mrs. Snuffers, and Mrs. Doubleday, all three!

    Quodlibet John P. Kennedy
  • To give him countenance, and in accordance with the Policy, Captain younghusband was sent to the country with a hundred bayonets.

    The Story of the Malakand Field Force Sir Winston S. Churchill
  • As to younghusband's Brigade, it turns out they cannot be employed here: too many Mahomedans.

  • younghusband, who perhaps got his information at the bar of the Manila Club, describes them as “monsters of lechery.”

  • But next to Colonel younghusband in robes of bright blue silk sat the Amban.

    To Lhassa at Last Powell Millington
  • Colonel younghusband had not been at Tuna many days before it became clear that there could be no hope of a peaceful solution.

    The Unveiling of Lhasa Edmund Candler
  • But before he left he again tried to induce Colonel younghusband to turn back.

    The Unveiling of Lhasa Edmund Candler
  • younghusband, however, added that after the capture of the fort he was perfectly willing to open negociations again.

    The Unveiling of Lhasa Edmund Candler

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