1455 - 1497 Sharif Malik ul-Adil Muhammad III bin Barakat, Sharif of Mecca. Installed August 1455. He d. at Mecca, September 1497, having had issue, more than eight sons:
1) Sharif Humaida bin Muhammad. Proclaimed by the Egyptian soldies as Deputy Sharif of Mecca January 1504, without the prior approval of the Sultan. Removed by the latter's order, June 1504.
2) Sharif Rumaidha bin Muhammad.
3) Sharif Ahmad al-Jazan bin Muhammad. Deputy Sharif of Mecca April 1503 to January 1504. Ancestor of the Dhawu Jazan clan. Arrested his brother and sent him in chains to Cairo. He was k. at Mecca, by Egyptian soldiers, January 1504.
4) Sharif Barakat (II) bin Muhammad, Grand Sharif of Mecca - see below.
5) Sharif Hazza bin Muhammad. Rebelled against his brother and although exiled to Yanbu', raised a force and expelled his brother. Deputy Sharif of Mecca June to November 1501.
6) Sharif Kaitbey bin Muhammad. Governor of the City of Mecca June 1504-May 1512.
1497 - 1525 Sharif Barakat II bin Muhammad, Amir and Sharif of Mecca. b. 1456, educ. privately and in Egypt. Became deputy Sharif to his father, 1473. Succeeded on his death, September 1497. Recognised as ruler of Mecca and Medina, Jeddah and the whole of the Hijaz and granted the title of Amir by the Sultan of Turkey. Expelled by his brother to Cairo, but continued to enjoy the confidence of the Sultan of Egypt. m. several wives, including, ca. June 1504, Ghubaiya, daughter of Humaidan ibn Shaman al-Hussaini. He d. at Mecca, September 1525, having had issue, more than seven sons, including:
1) Sharif Thaqaba bin Barakat.
2) Sharif 'Ali bin Barakat. Sometime Deputy Governor of the City of Mecca.
3) Sharif Abul Qasim bin Barakat.
4) Sharif Muhammad Abu Numay II Nazim ud-din bin Barakat, Sharif of Mecca (s/o Ghubaiya) - see below.
1525 - 1583 Amir Muhammad 'Abu' Numay II Nazim ud-din bin Barakat, Sharif of Mecca. b. at Mecca, 3rd May 1505, educ. privately and in Egypt. Succeeded his uncle as deputy to his father, October 1512. Succeeded on the death of his father, September 1525. Granted the title of Amir by the Sultan of Turkey, 1548. He d. at Nejd, February 1583 (bur. Mecca), having had issue, thirteen sons:
1) Sharif Thaqaba bin Muhammad Abu Numay. Deputy Sharif of Mecca, February 1583. He d. ca. 1584, having had issue (ancestor of the Dhawu Thaqaba clan of Quraish):
a) Sharif Qitada bin Thaqaba. He had issue, a son:
2) Sharif Ahmad bin Muhammad Abu Numay. b. at Mecca, December 1525, educ. privately. Appointed Deputy Sharif with his father, 1540. He d.v..p. at Nejd, December 1601, having had issue, twenty-seven sons and seventeen daughters (the al-Mandil and al-Haraz clans).
3) Sharif Bashir bin Muhammad Abu Numay. He had issue, a son:
a) Sharif Zubair bin Bashir. He had issue, a son:
i) Sharif Khayrat bin Zubair. Fled from Mecca and took refuge in the Yemen, ca. 1672. He had issue, three sons:
(1) Sharif Muzaffar bin Khayran.
(2) Sharif Muhammad bin Khayran. He had issue, five sons:
(a) Sharif Hawdan bin Muhammad. Governor of Abu Aris 1744-1745. He was k. outside Abu Aris, June 1750, having had issue, a son:
(i) Sharif Ahmad bin Hawdan. He d. 1749.
(b) Sharif Husain bin Muhammad. He had issue, three sons:
(i) Sharif Zafir bin Husain. Governor of Sabiya 1748-1759.
(ii) Sharif Mubarak bin Husain.
(iii) Sharif Nasir bin Husain.
(c) Sharif Mubarak bin Muhammad. He d. in prison at Mecca, 2nd August 1759, having had issue, one son.
(i) Sharif Zubair bin Mubarak. He had issue, two sons:
1583 - 1601 Sharif Al-Hasan III bin Muhammad Abu Numay, Sharif of Mecca. b. at Mecca, 1524, educ. privately. Succeeded his brother as Deputy Sharif, 1548. Succeeded on the death of his father, February 1583. He d. at Mecca, December 1601, having had issue, twenty-six sons, including:
1) Sharif Muhammad al-Harith bin Hasan. He had issue, three sons:
a) Sharif Mubarak bin Muhammad al-Harith.
b) Sharif Hazza bin Muhammad al-Harith. He had issue, a son:
i) Sharif 'Ali bin Hazza.
c) Sharif Ahmad bin Muhammad al-Harith. He had issue, a son:
1601 - 1610 Sharif Idris II Abu 'Aun bin Hasan, Sharif of Mecca. b. 1566, educ. privately. Installed as Sharif of Mecca, by unanimous acclamation of the Sharifs, December 1601. Abdicated and retired to Turkey, 1610. He d. at Shammar, March 1624, having had issue:
1610 - 1628 Sharif Muhsin I bin Husain, Sharif of Mecca. b. 1557, educ. privately. Appointed as Deputy Sharif to his uncle, November 1603. Succeeded him as sole ruler in 1610. Deposed and expelled to the Yemen in May 1628. He d. at San'a, 1692, having had issue:
1) Sharif Zeid bin Muhsin, Grand Sharif of Mecca - see below.
1628 - 1629 Sharif Ahmad bin Talib al-Hasan, Sharif of Mecca, son of Sharif Abu Talib bin Hasan, sometime Deputy Sharif of Mecca. Induced by the Turkish Governor designate of the Yemen, Ahmad Pasha, to depose and expel his cousin, May 1628. Succeeded his nephew, 1628. Deposed by Sharif Masud bin Idris, October 1629.
1629 - 1630 Sharif Masud I bin Idris, Grand Sharif of Mecca. Deposed and succeeded his cousin, October 1629. The first of his line to use the title of Grand Sharif. During his reign, the entire Ka'aba was demolished in floods, and had to be reconstructed. He d. at Mecca, November 1630.