Saw Mya Kan of Pagan

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Saw Mya Kan
စောမြကန်
Queen of the Central Palace
Tenurec. 1190s – 1211
Predecessor Wadanthika
Successor Saw Mi Pyan
DiedPagan
Spouse Sithu II
Issue Htilominlo
Saw Min Hla
House Pagan
Religion Theravada Buddhism

Saw Mya Kan (Burmese : စောမြကန်}, pronounced  [sɔ́ mja̰ gàɴ] ) was a principal queen of King Sithu II of the Pagan Dynasty of Myanmar (Burma). She was the mother of King Htilominlo. [1]

Chronicles say that Htilominlo's mother was a daughter of a gardener, and not Queen Mya Kan. [2] [3] [4] But inscriptional evidence shows that Queen Mya Kan was the mother of Zeya Theinkha (personal name of Htilominlo) and Saw Min Hla. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 Than Tun 1964: 129
  2. Maha Yazawin Vol. 1 2006: 212
  3. Yazawin Thit Vol. 1 2012: 134
  4. Hmannan Vol. 1 2003: 317–318

Bibliography

Saw Mya Kan of Pagan
Royal titles
Preceded by
Wadanthika
Queen of the Central Palace
c. 1190s – 1211
Succeeded by
Saw Mi Pyan