Myauk Pyinthe II (Sithu II)

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Myauk Pyinthe
မြောက်ပြင်သည်
Queen of the Northern Palace
Tenurec. 1190s – 1211
Predecessor Saw Lat
Successor Myauk Pyinthe (Htilominlo)
Spouse Sithu II
House Pagan
Religion Theravada Buddhism

Myauk Pyinthe (Burmese : မြောက်ပြင်သည်, pronounced  [mjauʔ bjìɴ ðɛ̀] ; lit. "Queen of the Northern Palace") was the second Queen of the Northern Palace of King Sithu II of the Pagan Dynasty of Myanmar (Burma).

The name Myauk Pyinthe was the name of the office, meaning "Queen of the Northern Palace". Royal chronicles do not agree on who succeeded the first North Queen Saw Lat. Yazawin Thit (1798) states that the second North Queen was a great granddaughter of Gen. Nyaung-U Hpi, a friend and comrade of King Kyansittha, [1] who according to Maha Yazawin (1724) and Hmannan Yazawin (1832) was the Queen of the Southern Palace. [2] [3] Instead Maha Yazawin and Hmannan list Pan Yin as the second ranked (North) queen. [2] [3] Yazawin Thit lists Pan Yin as the fourth ranked (West) queen. [1]

All three chronicles agree that the great granddaughter of Nyaung-U Hpi had three sons, and that Pan Yin had a son. [2] [1] [3]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 Yazawin Thit Vol. 1 2012: 133
  2. 1 2 3 Maha Yazawin Vol. 1 2006: 212
  3. 1 2 3 Hmannan Vol. 1 2003: 317

Bibliography

Myauk Pyinthe II (Sithu II)
Royal titles
Preceded by
Saw Lat
Queen of the Northern Palace
c. 1190s – 1211
Succeeded by
Myauk Pyinthe (Htilominlo)