A new emir was appointed, but he died within a few months.
Mer y remained in the hands of Persia until 1787, when it was captured by the emir of Bokhara.
The emir on his installation takes an oath of allegiance to the British Crown, and accepts the position of a chief of the first class under British rule.
A fixed portion is paid by the emir to the British government.
In 799 the Balearic Islands had been handed over to Charles, and a long warfare was carried on both by sea and land between Frank and Saracen until 810, when peace was made between the emperor and El-Hakem, the emir of Cordova.