1. Kitti. A court official of Kassapa Vikkamabāhu, son of Mahinda V. He lived in Makkhakudrūsa, and when the Colas
pillaged Rohana, he, with the help of the minister Buddha of Māragallaka,
defeated them and drove them to Pulatthipura. When the king offered him a boon,
he desired that the portion of his revenues appropriated by the monks should be
2. Kitti.Commander-in-chief of Kassapa Vikkamabāhu. When the king died he seized the throne and reigned for eight days,
till be was killed by Mahālāna-Kitti. Cv.lvi.7f.
3. Kitti. The name of Vijayabāhu I.
before he became king. Cv.lvii.3, 46, 49.
4. Kitti.Commander-in-chief of Vikkamabāhu. He was slain by Viradeva. Cv.lxi.41.
5. Kitti Lankādhinātha. A general of
Parakkamabāhu I. His son was Lankāpura. They both took part in the great fight
against Gajabāhu. In recognition of his services he was given the office of
Lankādhikari; he was earlier known as the Sankhanāyaka. He helped in liberating
Gajabāhu from the power of Mānābharana, and later defeated the forces of
Gajabāhu when they attacked Parakkamabāhu (Cv.lxx.205, 215-20, 278, 300, 316).
Kitti took part in the campaigns of Parakkamabāhu against his foes, these latter
being defeated at the Yakkhasūkara ford and at Billagāma. Later, as a result of
disregarding the king's instructions, Kitti fell into the enemy's hands at
Surulla (Cv.lxxii.21, 122, 138). He was, however, pardoned and sent to Dīghavāpi,
where be helped in winning for Parakkamabāhu the Sacred Bowl and the Tooth
Relics (Cv.lxxiv.90, 110, 119, 136ff).
6. Kitti.Another general of
Parakkamabāhu I.; one of the two Dandanāyakabhātaro (q.v.), the other being
Sankhadhātu. Kitti was granted the rank of Nagaragalla. Cv.lxx.280; lxxii.162.
7. Kitti Ādipotthakī. A minister of
Parakkamabāhu I. He was first stationed at the Assamandala ford and later at
Mangalabegāma. Afterwards he was sent to Anurādhapura against Mahinda and to
Kyānagāma against Mānābharana (Cv.lxxii.27, 160, 207). He seems to have been
known also as Bhandārapotthakī (Cv.lxxii.82) and Jīvitapotthakī. Cv.lxxiv.90.
8. Kitti Lankāpura. A general of
Parakkamabāhu I. and son of Kitti Lankādhinātha (Cv.lxx.218). During the king's
campaign against his enemies, Kitti was posted at Balapāsana (Cv.lxxiv.178).
9. Kitti Nagaragiri. A general of
Parakkamabāhu I. He was one of the generals in charge of the Sinhalese
expedition to Rāmañña and led the attack against the port of Kusumi.
10. Kitti Kesadhātu. A general of
Parakkamabāhu I. He was one of the leaders of the Sinhalese army which fought
against the Tamils (Cv.lxxvi.255, 269). He may be identical with Kitti (9).
11. Kitti Senāpati.General of Lilāvatī.
He deposed Codaganga, placed Līlāvatī on the throne, and carried on the
government for three years (1197-1200) (Cv.lxxx.30). He was a patron of learning
12. Kitti (v.l. Kittā).Daughter of Kittaggabodhi, ruler of Rohana, and wife of Mahinda, uparāja of Sena I.
(Cc.l.50, 60). Her brothers were Kassapa, Sena and Udaya. She had one daughter
and four sons, one of whom was the Ādipāda of Kittaggabodhi (Cv.li.16, 94).
13. Kitti.Queen of Mahinda IV. She
built a parivena to the west of the Thūpārāma, and had baths built there and in
Kappāsagāma and Cīvaracetiya. She dedicated a golden banner twelve cubits long
to the Mahā Thūpa. Cv.liv.50ff