Sovereigns of Lanka

Sovereigns of Lanka

 

by Humphry William Codrington

Codrington's Note on the chronology of Lanka.
List of the
* Sovereigns of Lanka
* Kings of Portugal and Captains Generals of Cilao
* Dutch governors of Zeilan
* British governors of Ceylon
 
i.  The beginnings and the conversion to Buddhism -543 : -161 

ii.  Duttha Gamani to Kassapa of Sigiriya  -161 : 0479 
iii. The mediaeval kingdom to the Chola conquest 0479 : 1070 
iv.  The Polonnaruwa kings 1070 : 1215 
v.  The Dambadeniya and Gampola kings 1215 : 1411 
vi.  The Kotte dynasty and its Portuguese allies 1412 : 1550 
vii. The ascendancy of Sitawaka and of Portugal 1550 : 1635 
viii. The decline of the Portuguese power 1635 : 1656 
ix.  The Dutch occupation 1656 : 1796 
x.  Transition to British administration 1796 : 1805 
xi.  The British administration 1805 : 1833


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