Dappula II of Anuradhapura
|King of Anuradhapura|
|Reign||807 - 812|
|Dynasty||House of Lambakanna II|
There was a revolt at the commencement of his reign b the chieftians of north east of the island. His eldest son was sent with an army to subdue the rebels. The King was waiitng near Minneriya when he received the newsthat both the prince and his general (Senapathi) had joined the rebels. The king proceeded to Duratissa with the main army and defeated the rebels. The rebels including thee renegade prince and the general was slain with the rebel leaders. For the remainder of his reign the King resided at Polonnaruwa.
There was a chieftian named Dhatasiva (Datopatissa) raising the flag of rebellion in Rohana. His son Mahinda ran away from the father and arrived at the King Dappula II court seeking his hel pagainst the father. The King was impressed with the young man and gave his Daughter Daeva in marriage.
Dappula II of AnuradhapuraBorn: ? ? Died: 812
|King of Anuradhapura
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