Maharaja

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Maharaja

 

a title of princes in India. In modern independent India maharajas and princes with other titles have been deprived of political power.

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One prominent figure, Ince Abdul, was regarded as a friend to the Dutch, although he was also suspected of having been in touch with Datuk Maharaja Lela before the last round of fighting.
His replacement was the 'free Malay' Ince Bendak, (66) a descendant of Datuk Maharaja Lela, and hence of the highest birth.
Their son, Ince Abdul, also married well, and his son Ince Subuh, alias Ince DaEng, became the son-in-law of Paduka Raja Maharaja Lela.
The Kapitan Melayu of the time, Ince Bendak, as we have seen, was descended from Datuk Maharaja Lela, and a man of high status and wealth.
De Kapitein Melajoe'; KKIKM, Sejarah; Cummings, 'Melaka Malay Diaspora'; while Datuk Maharaja Lela is described as coming from Patani, it is worth noting that the Dutch Admiral Speelman, who knew him personally, described Ince Muda, a Minangkabau, as 'coming from the same village as Radja Lella' (Speelman 'Notitie', Aanwinsten eerste Afdeling, ARA, 1928, nrs.