witnessed first-hand, in Delhi, the Indian Mutiny or First Indian War of Independence, an attempt to restore power to the last Mogul (or Mughal) emperor, Bahadur Shah
, and unite India against the British occupiers.
Mason, Philip, Harriet Tytler, and Philip Mason. “Editorial materials”. An Englishwoman in India, edited by Anthony Sattin, Oxford University Press, 1986, pp. xviii - xxiii; 175.