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12.33 History of India: Būndēlk’hand
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In Volume 1-1: Qurʾānic Literature, History, and Biography | Section 2, History, Biography, etc.

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§ 1001. S̲h̲aik̲h̲ Jalāl Ḥiṣārī has already been mentioned (p. 579 supra) as the author of a Guwāliyār-nāmah.

Wāqiʿah Jhōjhār Sing’h, an account of Jhōjhār Sing’h Būndēlah, Rājah of Ūnc̲h̲ah (Oorcha), and especially of the expedition sent against him by S̲h̲āh-Jahān under the command of Saiyid Muẓaffar K̲h̲ān K̲h̲ān-Jahān1 and his consequent overthrow and death in 1044/1634–5: Rieu iii 838a (ad 1690).

§ 1002. Kēs̲h̲av Dās (Keśava Dāsa)2 wrote in Hindustani

Barsing’h-charitra, an encomiastic account of Rājah Bīrsing’h Dēō, of Oorcha, the murderer of Abū ’l-Faḍl (for whom see p. 425 supra).

Persian translation: Faraḥ-bak̲h̲s̲h̲ i jān (a chronogram = 1244), made in 1828–9 by Rāy S̲h̲īv Pars̲h̲ād at the request of Turner Macan: Ethé 484 (ah 1244/1829).

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^ Back to text1. To whom the author was at one time secretary.

^ Back to text2. Presumably this is the correct form of the name which Ethé writes Gîsûdâs.

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“12.33 History of India: Būndēlk’hand”, in: Storey Online, Charles Ambrose Storey. Consulted online on 21 February 2024 <>
First published online: 2021

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