323f HISTORY OF JAVA CONTINUED.
Sultan of Pajang. He is said to have been the fourth in lineal descent from Browijoyo, the last Hindu sovereign of Mojopahit, a genealogy, in all likelihood, fabricated in after times to impose on the credulity of the people, by tracing the origin of the family to a source which insured their veneration and affection. This person was succeeded in the administration of the province by his son, the rim sovereign of the family, who is best known by the title of Senopati, or military commander, conferred upon him by the Sultan of Pajang, in,return for which he poisoned his benefactor, and by a course of intrigue, too often repeated in the history of man to demand a new recital, deprived his family of their patrimony, added Pajang to Mataram, and assumed the sovereign title oi Panambahan
(A. S. 1508, A. D. 1586.)aThe principal object of the reign of this prince was the subjugation of the eastern districts, and in this he succeeded as far as Pali, towards the north coast, and Kadiri towards the south. He made predatory incursions as far as Pasuruhan, but no permanent conquest. Of the manner in which the war was conducted, I shall offer a few specimens. The prince of Mataram having made an expedition to the east, was opposed by the confederated chiefs
Literally " the object of an obeisance."Literally " the object of an obeisance."