Arie van Bengale1
M, #19027, b. circa 1666
|BirthOrigin*||Arie was from Bengal and was perhaps born there circa 1666. The date is estimated.1|
|Misc*||Arie van Bengale was included in a list of Maccassarese royalty — Lijst … de … Macasarschen Princen C.501 — sent from the Cape to the VOC in Batavia. His date of arrival and reason for his banishment were not recorded in Changing Hands. He was in fact recorded as not appearing in any register at the Cape on 5 September 1686.1|
- [S432] Robert C-H Shell compiler, Changing Hands, A calendar of bondage in southern Africa, 1550 to 1888, CD-ROM; ISBN 1-86918-063-1; (Cape Town: Ancestry24, September 2007), section on the princes of macassar, citing Letters despatched: Lijst … de … Macasarschen Princen C.501. Hereinafter cited as Changing Hands.