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|Mamaluk actually meant a 'slave'.
Written by Reeba
(11/26/2006 11:06 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Thanks ,Reeba., penned by JulieW
There was a dynasty of these which ruled India for sometime.
There is a picture of a 'mamaluk' soldier from 1810 at Wikepedia, who seems to be wearing such a turban.
I agree with you about the conjecturing on Constance Hill's part :)
|A mamaluk soldier|
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