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INDEX. 245 Jabln's buildings at, 143 ; sacked by Nadir Shah, 151 ; Maiathas supreme at, 161, 188 ; taken by Lord Lake, 197 ; siege of (1857), 226, 227. Delta of Bengal, the, 24, 27. Density of population, 36. Deogiri. See Daulatibad. Destructiveness of Indian rivers, 26. Dhulip Singh, Maharaja, 214, 215. Dig, battle of (1804), 162. Diwdni, grant of the, of Bengal, Behar and Orissa to the East India Company (1765), 185, 186. Doctrine of Lapse, the, 2 1 7. Dodabetta peak, 29. Dost Muhammad, Amir of Afghan- istan, 209, 210. Drake, Mr., Governor of Bengal, money given to, after Plassey, 182. Drama, the Sanskrit, 71, 72. Dravidians, the non-Aryan inhabi- tants of Southern India, 49. Dufferin, Marquess of, Viceroy (1884-88), 235, 236; annexation of Upper Burma, 235. Dupleix, M., French administrator, his wars in the Karnatik, 178, 179. Dutch, the, in India, 166-168 ; their supremacy in the Eastern Seas, 167; the massacre of Amboyna (1628), 170, 171 ; defeated by Clive, 183. Dwars, the, annexed by Lord Law- rence (1864), 231. Early Muhammadan conquerors, 109-131. See Table of Contents, chap. ix. Early voyages of the English East India Company, 170. East India Companies, English, 169, 170; Dutch, French, Danish, Os- tend and Swedish, 173, 174. Edinburgh, Duke of, visit to India (1869-70), 232. Edwardes, Sir Herbert B., besieges Multan, 215 ; aids Lawrence in the Mutiny, 225. Egypt, Indian contingent in (1882), 2 35- Elephanta ceded to the English, 162, 191. Elgin,Earlof,Viceroy(1862 63),23T ; his son Viceroy (1894), 238, 239. Ellenborough, Earl of, Governor- General (1842-44), an, 212 ; conquest of Sind, 212. Ellichpur, Muhammadan kingdom of, 129. Elphinstone, Gen. W. K., conduct at Kabul (1841), 210, an. Elphinstone, Hon. Mountstuart, en- voy to Afghanistan, 201, 209 ; at battle of Kirki, 203. English settlements, early, in Ma- dras, 171 ; Bombay, 171, 172 ; Bengal, 172. Estuaries of Indian rivers, 25 European and Indian languages merely varieties of Aryan speech, 53- European settlements, early, 176- 199. See Table of Contents, chap. xii. Everest, Mount, loftiest peak in the Himalayas, 18. Fakir-ud-din, Muhammadan go- vernor of Bengal, becomes inde- pendent (1340), 130. Famines in India, 124, 231, 233. Farukhsiyyar, Mughal Emperor of Delhi (1713-19), 154. Fatehpur Sikri, battle of (1527), 132- Ferdousi, Persian poet, Mahmud'ot Ghazni and, 115, 116. Firinghis, name given to Portuguese half-castes in Bengal, 166. Firozshah, battle of (1845), 214. Firuz Shah Tughlak, third king of the Tughlak dynasty (1351-88), 126. Fitch, Ralph, English adventurer in the East (1583), 168, 169. Foide, Col., his campaign and cap- ture of Masulipatam, 183. Forests in the Himalayas, 20, 21 ; in the southern table land, 29, 30. Foundation of British rule in India, 176-199. See Table of Contents, chap. xiii. Fourfold division of Indian peoples, 38, 39- Francis, Sir Philip, opponent of Warren Hastings, 187, 192. French East India Companies, 1 73.