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Author Gooneratne, Brendon.

Title This inscrutable Englishman : Sir John D'Oyly, Baronet, 1774-1824 / Brendon Gooneratne and Yasmine Gooneratne
Published London ; New York : Cassell, [1999]
©1999

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Description x, 294 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 24 cm
Contents Ch. 1. 'Cultured Generations' -- Ch. 2. 1801-1805: 'Harbours of Our Choice' -- Ch. 3. 1801-1805: 'Enjoying the Good Things of the Age' -- Ch. 4. 1801-1805: 'Proud Towers' - The Road to Kandy -- Ch. 5. 1805-1810: 'The Noblest Chace in the World' -- Ch. 6. 1811-1815: Obedient Servant -- Ch. 7. 1815: 'The Portals Thrown Open' -- Ch. 8. 1815: 'A Common Bond of Peace' -- Ch. 9. 1816-1817: Translating the Nation -- Ch. 10. 1817-1821: 'Madness of War' -- Ch. 11. 1822-1824: 'D'Oyly of Kandy' -- Ch. 12. Omne Solum Forti Patria -- App. 1. Lineage of Sir John D'Oyly, Baronet, as set out in Burke's Extinct and Dormant Baronetcies of England, Ireland and Scotland -- App. 2. 'Commercii Laus', John D'Oyly's prize-winning ode, with an English prose translation / J. J. Nicholls -- App. 3. The royal regalia of Kandy -- App. 4. Gajaman Nona's verses addressed to John D'Oyly, translated / Lakshmi de Silva
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-287) and index
Subject D'Oyly, John, 1774-1824.
Colonial administrators -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Colonial administrators -- Sri Lanka -- Biography.
Diplomats -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 1800-1837.
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- Sri Lanka.
Kandy (Sri Lanka) -- History.
Sri Lanka -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Author Gooneratne, Yasmine, 1935-
LC no. 99010212
ISBN 0304700940 (hardcover)
0304700959 (paperback)