Kosova 1571-1592 Registers

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Doing this to focus on the Albanian population of Dardania. People who have arrived to the area would be marked as 'doshlac' or 'prishlac' in these registers from the 15th and 16th centuries and which meant immigrant

Register from 1582 for the town of Peja. https://mapcarta.com/Peja . It was Islamised and inhabited by a Muslim Albanian population.

Alaedin Halife
Haxhi Ahmed
Sulejman
Pervir Deda
Mustafa
Ibrahim
Ibrahim Jusuf
Kurd
Ali
Oruxh
Ibrahim
Mustafa Abdullah
Halife Myslihdir
Ramazan
Oruxh Halife
Piri Iljaz
Hasan
Rizvan Deda
Memi Doganxhi
Hasan
Fazli
Mustafa
Memi
Mehmed
Hysein
Halife
Ramazan
Ali Deda
Hasan
Kara Mehmed
Memi
Haxhi Deda
Musa Hysein
Kara Ahmed
Mustafa Abdullah
Jusuf Abdullah
Halife Abdi
Hydaverdi
Halife Rabi
Hasan
Hysein
Mustafa
Mehmed
Memi
Mehmed
Halife Ishak
Ali Kurd
Halife Durak
Husrev
Ferhad
Hysein
Memi
Ali Jahja
Halife Alaedin
Xhafer Halac
Ferah
Ahmed
Ibrahim
Xhelil Hoxha
Kycuk
Haan
Hasan
Mehmed Halife
Hasan
Ali Pjetri
Turgud
Hysein
Abdi
Hasan Abdullah
Ali Karagjoz
Halife Nasuh
Hasan Abdullah
Durak Osman
Hasan Turgud
Mustafa Hasan
Hysein Abdullah
Hasan Abdullah
Memi Ferhad
Iskender Ahmed
Kasem Abdullah
Mustafa
Halife Mulihdin
Halife Dervish
Ibrahim
Turali
Hasan
Sinan
Sulejman Shirmerd
Pir Mehmed Deda
Oruxh
Bajazid Halife
Halife Davud
Kurd
Bali
Mustafa Abdullah
Kasem
Ibrahim
Hasan Abdullah
Mustafa
Husrev
Ali Kurdi
Veli hajat
Halife Muslieldin
Mehmed Haxhi
Mahmud
Sefer Abdullah
Halife Kurd
Mustafa
Mahmud
Kurd
Abdi Ibrahim
Perver Abdullah
Nasuh Abdullah
Hasan Myteveli
Hasan
Kurd
Turgut Davud
Davud Myteveli
Ferhad syrixhi
Gazanfer Abdullah
Omer Halife
Mustafa kurjunxhi
Haxhi Mustafa
Hysein
Ali
Musa Halife
Hurem Abdullah
Hysein
Ahmed
Davud Allagjoz
Mehmed
Ali Abdullah
Ali Abdullah
Bajram Abdullah
Pervane
Ali Abdullah
Mustafa Abdullah
Ahmed Abdullah


Christians

Stepan Pjaka
Stepo Zhivko
Nika
Pejo Stepani
Pal Kola
Stojan Marko
Jovani
Jovan Ghura
Frati Gega
Gjec
Dush
Baja
Mio
Mici
Raja
Komnin
Pejan
Gjuro
 
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''The Muslim population of the towns seems to have been mainly Albanian: Pjeter Mazrreku's reference to the Albanian Muslims of Prizren has already been noted, and a similar impression is given by Evliya Qelebi's account of the administrative town of Vucitern, where, he said, the population (2,000 houses) did not speak 'Bosnian' (SerboCroat), but only Albanian and Turkish. The distribution of the Serbian Orthodox is a little harder to specify; the Catholic reports mention the Orthodox in towns where Catholics lived, but take little interest in Orthodox peasants.. .
villages’. One report of 1577 stated that on the five-day journey from the Albanian port of Lezha to Novo Brdo the first four days were through Catholic territory, and only the last through Orthodox. We know that the equivalent journey from Shkodra to Prishtina via Prizren took forty-five hours of travel, with the last stretch, from Prizren, lasting eleven or twelve; at a calculation of nine hours' travel per day, this suggests that the transition from Catholic to Orthodox took place a few hours' journey to the east of Prizren. 93 But of course there would also have been Orthodox villages in the western part of Kosovo too.
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And here that further confirms the people in Peja were Albanians from 1485 register some of the names:

Some of the Christians:

Stepan Zeqanini
Gjura, son of Gega Petrit
Pavel Arbansi

Marku son of Radic Kozohari
Cvetko Prishlic
Todor Spica
Jovan Branko
Stepan Vlada, Nikolla Boshko
Nikolla Arbanasi Jovan Mullixhiu


Ivanko son of Romina
Nikolla Jovani
Jovan Kondjari
Gjugash (doshlac)
Stepan his brother
Menca his son
Nikolla son of Pisos
Nikolla son of Kakra
Radivoi Braniq
Vuk
Radonja Kereshnik
Jovan Upaka Draimiq (doshlac)
Nikolla Peci
Petri son of Gjon

Radic son of Bozhic
Bogdan
Dabshivi son of Kura
Gjon his brother
Gjurica son of Bog
Bozhidar son of Dul
Nikolla Cablo
Damjan his son
Gjuric son of Bogdan
Andreja son of Nikolla
Stepan son of Gjergjash


Muslims:

Sinan Demeshki
Senkurri i biri Abdullahut
Heer Sati
Dogan Kasapi
Dogan Leqe
Karagjoz Doganxhi
Ajas Xhajm
Shirmend Nalbani
Mehmedi son of Odas
Jusuf Qatipi
Hamzai
Abdi Sali
Hoxha Dogani
Ismail Kycyku
Avesl
Hysejn Sabuni
Iskender Nalbani
Ali Kycku
Dogan Delali
Ismail Kasapi
Ismail Gjediku
Saruxha Kadiu
 
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These 16th century registers show Serbs as a minority in Kosova in many areas . Especially taking into consideration majority of the Muslim converts were Albanians . Serbs appear as a minority in the town of Peja (with only pockets of the region still having majority Slavic but significant Albanian minority) and all the evidence suggests the people in the town of Peja were Orthodox Albanians or Christian Albanian who then converted to Islam, Plains of Dukagjin (Metohija) Serbs are a minority in the 16th century, Prizren Serbs are also a minority except for some pockets outside , Prishtina most Muslims were Albanians too , Vushtrri , Opoja (possibly some Slavic Muslims but mostly Albanian) etc . By the 17th century it comes increasingly appearent that the Serb population in Kosova was mostly located in the Eastern parts
 
The evidence also shows people who bore Slavic names in these territories weren't neccessarily all Slavs
 
These 16th century registers show Serbs as a minority in Kosova in many areas . Especially taking into consideration majority of the Muslim converts were Albanians . Serbs appear as a minority in the town of Peja (with only pockets of the region still having majority Slavic but significant Albanian minority) and all the evidence suggests the people in the town of Peja were Orthodox Albanians or Christian Albanian who then converted to Islam, Plains of Dukagjin (Metohija) Serbs are a minority in the 16th century, Prizren Serbs are also a minority except for some pockets outside , Prishtina most Muslims were Albanians too , Vushtrri , Opoja (possibly some Slavic Muslims but mostly Albanian) etc . By the 17th century it comes increasingly appearent that the Serb population in Kosova was mostly located in the Eastern parts
Thanks for researching this. If you can set up a rigorous methodology you might wanna team up with fellow researchers and publish something in a more serious medium.
 

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