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Memoirs on the History, Folk-lore, and Distribution of the Races ..., Volume 1
Henry M. Elliot,Sir Henry Miers Elliot
Visualização integral - 1869
according Agra Ahírs Allahabad amongst ancestors ancient appear belong Benares Bijnore Brahmans Bundelkhand called caste century Chamárs Chambal Chandel Chauhan chief chiefly claim clan common connection considerable considered crops cultivation daughters Dehli derived descendants distinction district Ditto divisions Doáb doubt East Eastern four Ganges Gaur Gautam give given Gorakhpúr grain Gújars held hills Hindus hold important included India inferior inhabitants interesting Játs Kanauj Kanaujia known land latter lower Mahomedan marriage married maunds means mentioned Musulman native nearly neighbourhood North notice observed occupation origin Oudh Parganah perhaps period Persian plough portion possession present principal probably produce Provinces race Raja Rajputs received remained residence respect Rohilkhand settled sometimes sub-divisions supposed term territory took town tract tradition tribe villages Western whole
Página 249 - Let no father, who knows the law, receive a gratuity, however small, for giving his daughter in marriage ; since the man who, through avarice, takes a gratuity for that purpose, is a seller of his offspring.
Página 275 - ... of his body. 167. He, who was begotten, according to law, on the wife of a man deceased, or impotent, or disordered, after due authority given to her, is called the lawful son of the wife.
Página 18 - Mahadeva to create new ones. He therefore formed the Charan equally devout as the Bhat, but of bolder spirit, and gave him in charge those favourite animals. From that period no bull was ever destroyed by the lion.
Página 9 - India, who beesM°s" are professed robbers and thieves, the two principal are the Baugrees and Moghees, both Hindus of the lowest caste. They came originally from the Western parts of India, chiefly from the neighbourhood of Chittore. The Moghees can hardly be said to have passed the Chumbul, but the Baugrees have settled in the Eastern parts of Malwa in considerable numbers...
Página 149 - ... TRIBE OF GAUR BRAHMANS. GAUR. IT has been already stated that this tribe has given its name to the five Brahmanical tribes of Northern India, but that the Gaurs Proper are confined to two districts. One of these is Bengal, more particularly its central tract. The other may be described as follows : " It runs through the Rampur territory as far as the Ramganga ; thence through Serauli, Seondara, Nerauli, Bahjoi, Rajpura, Dubhai, and the western borders of Koel, Chandaus, Noh Jhil, and Kosi. The...
Página 315 - Chittaur, about 1560 AD They claim to have been originally Rajpoots, and state that their ancestors lost their caste by taking to intoxicating liquors and eating fowls.
Página 84 - one of the original tribes of India. Tradition fixes their residence to the north of the Ghagra, touching the Bhars on the east in the vicinity of the Rohini. Several old forts testify...
Página 3 - Ahlrs were also at one time Rajas of Nepal, at the beginning of our era ; and they are perhaps connected with the Pala, or shepherd dynasty, which ruled in Bengal from the ninth to the latter part of the eleventh century, and which, if we may put trust in monumental inscriptions, were for some time the universal monarchs of India