The Golden Book of India: A Genealogical and Biographical Dictionary of the Ruling Princes, Chiefs, Nobles, and Other Personages, Titled Or Decorated, of the Indian Empire

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Macmillan, 1893 - 584 頁
 

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第 550 頁 - The honours and privileges, and the gradations of rank, amongst the vassals of the Rana's house, exhibit a highly artificial and refined state of society. Each of the superior rank is entitled to a banner, kettle-drums preceded by heralds and silver maces, with peculiar gifts and personal honours, in commemoration of some exploit of their ancestors.
第 183 頁 - ... splendid offer was thankfully and cordially acknowledged by the Viceroy, but had not been definitely accepted by the close of the year. The Nizam's example incited other princes to offer donations for the same object, the reply of the Viceroy being very suggestive in pointing out that the Nizam had been the first among the princes of India to recognise the principle that the native States are as much interested as British subjects in assisting the Government upon a military emergency. The Jubilee....
第 221 頁 - Knight Grand Commander of the Most Exalted Order of the Star of India, Knight Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George, Knight Grand Commander of the Most Eminent Order of the Indian Empire...
第 401 頁 - Wales in person, with the insignia of a Knight Commander of the Most Exalted Order of the Star of India.
第 526 頁 - Government has in view; it is to make, by threat, intimidation and coercion, the visit of His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales to Calcutta a success.
第 554 頁 - In 1861 he was created a Knight Grand Commander of the Most Exalted Order of the Star of India and In 1H77 was made a Councillor of the Empress.
第 ix 頁 - In Europe these customs were not introduced till the period of the Crusades, and were copied from the Saracens; while the use of them amongst the Rajpoot tribes can be traced to a period anterior to the war of Troy. In the Mahabharat, or great war, twelve hundred years before Christ, we find the hero Bheesama exulting over his trophy, the banner of Arjoona, its field adorned with the figure of the Indian Hanuman.f These emblems had a religious reference amongst the Hindus, and were taken from their...
第 122 頁 - Khadke, who was afterwards created a Knight Commander of the Most Exalted Order of the Star of India, was appointed Diwan.
第 550 頁 - MeVar exhibits a marked difference from all the other states in her policy and institutions. She was an old established dynasty when these renovated scions were in embryo. We can trace the losses of Mewar, but with difficulty her acquisitions ; while it is easy to note the gradual aggrandizement of Marwar and Amber, and all the minor states.
第 viii 頁 - Amber displays the panchranga or five-coloured flag. The lion rampant on an argent field is extinct with the state of Chanderi. In Europe, these customs were not introduced till the period of the Crusades, and were copied from the Saracens; while the use of them amongst the Rajpoot tribes can be traced to a period anterior to the war of Troy.

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