The Koh-i-Noor - Until the last century this was the world's largest and most valuable diamond.
Golden Jubilee - In 1887, Queen Victoria celebrates fifty years on the throne.
Sikh - This is the name for a devotee of the religion Sikhism that begins in India in the sixteenth century.
Punjab - This is where Flashman is sent as a spy before the war between the Khalsa and the British.
John Company - This is an informal name for the British East India Company, which controls most of India at the time the novel is set.
Khalsa - This is the Punjabi military. Unlike other Asian armies, this military force is trained by European mercenaries and functions in many ways like a European army.
Lahore - This is the capital of Punjab.
Pathan - These people are traditionally from Afghanistan.
Ferozapore - This is a city in northwest...
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