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German translation: Das Direktorium der Britischen Ostindien-Kompanie

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English term or phrase:The General Court of the East India Company
German translation:Das Direktorium der Britischen Ostindien-Kompanie
Entered by: Kim Metzger

00:21 Sep 20, 2019
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History / court
English term or phrase: court
What is the exact translation for the "corts" of the East India Company?
Alfred
das Direktorium
Explanation:
The governance of the company was in the hands of one governor and 24 directors or "committees", who made up the Court of Directors. They, in turn, reported to the Court of Proprietors, which appointed them. Ten committees reported to the Court of Directors. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/East_India_Company

Bis 1858 wurde der Generalgouverneur vom Direktorium der Britischen Ostindien-Kompanie gewählt, dem gegenüber er verantwortlich war.
Der Charter Act von 1833 ersetzte den Generalgouverneur und das Ratsgremium von Fort William mit dem Generalgouverneur und Ratsgremium von Indien. Das Direktorium der Ostindien-Kompanie behielt das Wahlrecht für den Generalgouverneur, doch der Gewählte musste vom Monarchen bestätigt werden.
https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Generalgouverneur_und_Vizeköni...

The historical verdict on the General Court of the East India Company has often been an unfavourable one. The Court, the ultimate sovereign body within the company, has invariably been described in terms similar to those which used to be applied to the eighteenth-century house of commons …
https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/historical-journal/a...

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das Direktorium


Explanation:
The governance of the company was in the hands of one governor and 24 directors or "committees", who made up the Court of Directors. They, in turn, reported to the Court of Proprietors, which appointed them. Ten committees reported to the Court of Directors. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/East_India_Company

Bis 1858 wurde der Generalgouverneur vom Direktorium der Britischen Ostindien-Kompanie gewählt, dem gegenüber er verantwortlich war.
Der Charter Act von 1833 ersetzte den Generalgouverneur und das Ratsgremium von Fort William mit dem Generalgouverneur und Ratsgremium von Indien. Das Direktorium der Ostindien-Kompanie behielt das Wahlrecht für den Generalgouverneur, doch der Gewählte musste vom Monarchen bestätigt werden.
https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Generalgouverneur_und_Vizeköni...

The historical verdict on the General Court of the East India Company has often been an unfavourable one. The Court, the ultimate sovereign body within the company, has invariably been described in terms similar to those which used to be applied to the eighteenth-century house of commons …
https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/historical-journal/a...



Kim Metzger
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agree  David Moore: *H*ouse of *C*ommons, I think?
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