1. Dappula.– Second son of Mahātissa and Saṅghasivā, his brothers being Aggabodhi and Maṇi-
2. Dappula.– Nephew of Aggabodhi VI. When Mahinda II succeeded Aggabodhi VII, Dappula rose against him, but, in spite of several attempts, failed to overcome him. He thereupon retired to Rohaṇa where he ruled, having formed a treaty with Mahinda. Some time later, he made another attempt to win the throne and fought to fierce battle at Mahā-
3. Dappula.– Younger brother of Aggabodhi VIII, whom he succeeded to the throne as Dappula II, (812–28 A.C.) He had a General (senāpati) called Vajira and a daughter named Devā. His sister was married to Mahinda, ruler of Rohaṇa, and Dappula adopted Mahinda’s sons when they were driven away by their father. Dappula rebuilt the Hatthikucchi°, Vāhadīpa° and Lāvarāvapabbata-
4. Dappula.– A nephew of King Dappula II and brother of Kittaggabodhi (Cv.xlix.72).
5. Dappula.– Yuvarājā of Kassapa V, and afterwards his successor as Dappula III. He reigned for only seven months (in 923 A.C.) (Cv.lii.42; liii.1).
6. Dappula.– Yuvarājā of Dappula III and afterwards king, Dappula IV (923‑34 A.C.). During his reign the Paṇḍu king came to Sri Lanka to seek his help against the Coḷā. Dappula was willing to help him but was opposed by his mother. Dappula’s commander was Rakkhaka Iḷaṅga, who built a dwelling called after the king. Cv.liii.4‑12.