Occasion The Wives Of The Usurper, A Grandson Of Raju, And The Nephew
Of Madune Were All Made Prisoners.
The fame of this victory induced
the inhabitants of the Corlas to submit, and they plentifully supplied
the army then at Malvana with rice.
The news of this victory induced the
king of Candy to sue for peace, sending by his ambassadors 32
Portuguese who had been made prisoners during the war. The terms agreed
upon were, that he was to repair and restore the fort at Balane, and
permit another to be constructed at Candy, and was to deliver yearly as
tribute to the crown of Portugal four elephants and a certain stipulated
quantity of cinnamon. Finding afterwards that the Portuguese affairs in
Ceylon were less prosperous, he receded from these conditions and would
only agree to give two elephants as the yearly tribute, but the peace
[Footnote 433: In the translation of the Portuguese Asia, this sovereign
is here named Anaras Pandar king of Pandar; but from every
circumstance in the context it appears that we ought to read Anaras
Pandar king of Candy. - E.]
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