looked his opponents over, sallied suddenly out and, his massed horse charging down, put our expeditionary force to flight. His men unhorsed his elder brother 'Alam Khan, took 5 or 6 others prisoner and contrived to capture part of the baggage. As we had already made encouraging promises to Nizam Khan, we now, spite of this last impropriety, pardoned all earlier and this later fault, and sent him royal letters. As he heard of Rana Sanga's rapid advance, he had no resource but to call on Sayyid Raff ' for mediation, surrender the fort to our men, and come in with Sayyid Raff, when he was exalted to the felicity of an interview.* I bestowed on him a pargana in Mlan-du-ab worth 20 /aks.3 Dost, Lord-of-the-gate was sent for a time to Blana, but a few days later it was bestowed on MadhT Khwaja with a fixed allowance of 70 laks* and he was given leave to go there.
Tatar Khan Sarang-khani, who was in Guallar, had been sending constantly to assure us of his obedience and goodwishes. After the pagan took Kandar and was close to Blana, Dharmankat, one of the Guallar rajas, and another pagan styled Khan-i-jahan, went into the Guallar neighbourhood and, coveting the fort, began to stir trouble and tumult. Tatar Khan, thus placed in difficulty, was for surrendering Guallar (to us). Most of our begs, household and best braves being away with (Humayun's) army or on various raids, we joined to Rahlm-dad a few Bhira men and Lahorls with HastachI5 tunqitar and his brethren. We assigned parganas in Guallar itself to all those mentioned above. Mulla Apaq and Shaikh Guran (G'Jiuran) went also with them, they to return after Rahlm-dad was established in Guallar. By the time they were near Guallar however, Tatar Khan's views had changed, and he did not invite them into the fort. Meantime Shaikh Muhammad Ghaus (Helper) a darwlsh-like man, not only very learned but with a large following of students and disciples, sent from inside the fort to say to Rahlm-dad, " Get yourselves into the fort somehow, for
* Rafi'u-d-dln Safawi, a native of Ij near the Persian Gulf, teacher of Abu'l-fazl's father and buried near Agra (Ayin-i-akbarl).
- This phrase, again, departs from Babur's simplicity of statement.
3 About ^5,000 (Erskine).
4 About £17,500 (Erskine).
5 Hai. MS. and 215 f. 201*, Hasti; Elph. MS. f. 254, and Ilminsky, p. 394, Aimishchi; Memoirs, p. 346, Imshiji, so too Mlmoires, ii, 257.