The Pagarruyung Dynasty


1740 - 1778 Y.M. Raja Adil. A supposed younger brother of Paduka Sri Tuanku Sultan Mahmud Shah ibni al-Marhum Sultan 'Abdu'l Jalil [Raja Melawar], Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Negri Sembilan. m. (first) ca. 1740, Y.M. Che' Menek of the Tiga Batu tribe, from Tampin. m. (second) a lady from the family of the Penghulu of Jelebu and the Tiga Batu tribe. He d. 1798, having had issue, three sons and two daughters:
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1798 - 1811 H.H. Paduka Sri Sultan Muhammad Shah ibni al-Marhum Raja Adil, Yang di-Pertuan Muda of Rembau. b. as Raja Asil bin Raja Adil, second son of Y.M. Raja Adil, educ. privately. Succeeded on the death of his father, 1798. Granted the title of Paduka Sri Sultan Muhammad Shah, Yang di-Pertuan Muda of Rembau by the Sultan of Johor, 1798. Received Tampin as his fief from Paduka Sri Tuanku Raja 'Ali [Raja Lenggang Laut], Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Negri Sembilan. Deposed by his grand nephew, Raja 'Ali, before 12th March 1811. He d. at Nanning, 1814/1815 (bur. Bukit Tutu Mosque, near Fort Lismore, Alor Gaja), having had issue, four sons and two daughters, including:
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1811 - 1856 H.H. Paduka Sri Sultan 'Ali ibni al-Marhum Ahmad Shah, Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Rembau and Tampin. b. ca. 1784, son of Y.M. Raja 'Abdu'l Rahman [Ahman] bin Raja Muda Nala, Daeng Alampaki, by his wife, Y.A.M. Tunku Puteh binti al-Marhum Raja Hitam, daughter of H.H. Paduka Sri Tuanku Raja Hitam, Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Negri Sembilan. Succeeded on the deposition of his grand uncle before 12th March 1811. Entered into treaty relations with the Dutch, 5th June 1819 and the British on 30th November 1831. Assumed the title of Sultan and Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Rembau 13th September 1832. Defeated and fled to the northern districts around Tampin, and recognised as ruler of the new state of Tampin, 9th January 1833. Lost control of Simpang 1836. m. (first) Y.M. Che' Tipah, of Rembau. m. (second) Y.M. Che' Nifah, of Sungai Baru. He d. at Keru, near Tampin, 1856 (bur. there), having had issue, one son and three daughters by his first wife, and one son and two daughters by his second:
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