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Notes on some of the principal Kandyan chiefs and headmen, and their dresses

H. W. Codrington

Notes on some of the principal Kandyan chiefs and headmen, and their dresses

collected from European and native sources

by H. W. Codrington

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Published by H.C. Cottle in Colombo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kandy (Sri Lanka)
    • Subjects:
    • Kandy (Sri Lanka) -- Politics and government.,
    • Kandy (Sri Lanka) -- Kings and rulers -- Clothing.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Other titlesKandyan chiefs and headmen, and their dresses
      Statementby H.W. Codrington.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS490.K3 C63 1910
      The Physical Object
      Pagination38 p., [7] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages38
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3381164M
      LC Control Number2004550429


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H w codrington's notes in some of the principal kandyan chiefs and headmen and their dresses translated to sinhalese by nimesha thivankara senevipala published by samanthi poth prakashakayo reviewed by hemantha situge.

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Muslim Personalities in Sri Lanka, then and now The Moormen forthwith practically renounced the authority of the Sinhalese or Kandyan headmen and withheld some of the dues which they had been accustomed to pay, either in kind or in money.

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of the Island in general, and on some particular branches of natural history, is the result of the contributions of The ters, my own some medical enquiries, enriched friends. information contained in the fourth, on the Political fifth, and sixth chap-Condition of the Interior, and on of Government, was obtained from native sources from Kandyan.

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List of References. Abeyasinghe, Tikiri. Portuguese Rule in Ceylon, Colombo: Lake House Investments Ltd. Notes on Some of the Principal Kandyan Chiefs and Headmen and their Dresses, H.C Cottle, Government Printer Ceylon.

Codrington, Borrowed plumes some Kandyan Crafts, a lecture given in the town hall Kandy, November Koraale of the place and some headmen also came and declared their willingness to submit to the Company. In the course of the day the Governor visited the hill of Galegedara, situated 6 miles farther, which had been captured by Captain van Sweinhauben the previous day, as well as six batteries erected one behind the other across the road.

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Stead. With Some Account of the Author by Mr. Tickell. London: Introd. by Leonard Woolf. London: Labour Book Service, Ancient Monuments Society. Report and List [of Members].

London, Notes on Some of the Principal Kandyan Chiefs and Headmen, and Their Dresses, Collected from European and Native Sources. Colombo: H. Cottle,   Our historical record, the ‘Mahavamsa’, tells us that the Aryan Prince Vijaya heard music on the day he landed on the shores of ing to Pali scriptures the ‘Yakkas’ (one of the tribes inhabiting the Island at the time) were fond of songs and may be that some of the devil dances that have remained with us to the present day owe their origin to the ‘Yakka’ dances.

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