The Sayyid Dynasty:1414-50 AD
There were four rulers ruling from 1414 to 1451 in Sayyid Dynasty.The Sayyid dynasty was the fourth dynasty of theDelhi Sultanate. It was founded by a former governor of Multan, Sayyid Dynasty succeeded theTughlaq Dynasty and it was ruled the sultanate until they were displaced by the Lodi Dynasty.
Khizr Khan (1414-21):-
Timur’s nominee captured Delhi and was proclaimed the new sultan. He was the first of the sayyid dynasty which ruled over Delhi and Surrounding districts.
He succeeded Khizr at the throne after his successful expeditions against Mewatis, Katehars and the Gangetic Doab area.He was killed by the nobles in his own court.
The nobles put Muhammad Shah on the throne,but he could not survive the in-fighting among the nobles in the court.he was authorized to rule only meagre area around 30 miles,and rest of the sultanate was ruled by nobles.
The last Sayyid king descended in favour of Bahlul Lodhi and retired .Thus began the Lodi Dynasty which was confined to Delhi and few surrounding areas.