Tag - Prof. Sarath Edirisinghe

Whatever happened to the King’s mother?

By Somasiri Devendra and Prof. Sarath Edirisinghe
Questions, and an Answer
Signature of King Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe
Like so many good things, what follows is a spin-off  from the “Ceylankan”.
Last year Devendra wrote to the Editor of the “Sunday Times” voicing a question that had vexed him for long, and the Editor was kind enough to carry my query, as follows:
“On re-reading Andrew Scott’s piece on the ‘Capture and exile of the last king of Kandy’ in the ISLAND of February 4th, [...]