The Mane is the formal title given to the ruler of Elsweyr and the Khajiit people.
They are the "spiritual leaders" of the Khajiit. Sometimes, they are successful in bringing temporary peace to the province, however, this does not last very long 
One famous Mane was Riddle'Thar. .
It is known that one of the Manes was killed during the Fourth Era, and that this caused a war to break out in southern Elsweyr. .