Yadanabon II of Pagan

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Yadanabon II
ရတနာပုံ
Chief queen consort of Burma
Tenure1256–1262
Coronation November 1256
Predecessor Thonlula
Successor Saw Hla Wun
Born1230s
Died1262
Pagan (Bagan)
Spouse Narathihapate
House Pagan
FatherThray [1]
MotherMin Mi
Religion Theravada Buddhism

Yadanabon (Burmese : ရတနာပုံ, pronounced  [jədənàbòʊɴ] ) was the first chief queen consort of King Narathihapate of Pagan Dynasty of Burma (Myanmar). She was a granddaughter of King Kyaswa and Queen Saw Mon Hla, and a niece of Queen Thonlula. [2] Note that the royal chronicles do not mention her as a queen at all; instead, they mention her sister Saw Hla Wun, who later became famous as Pwa Saw, as the only chief queen. [3] But inscriptional evidence shows that Yadanabon was the first chief queen, and that Hla Wun became the chief queen only in 1262, following Yadanabon's death. [2]

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References

  1. Ba Shin 1982: 47
  2. 1 2 Ba Shin 1982: 37
  3. Hmannan Vol. 1 2003: 338

Bibliography

Yadanabon II of Pagan
Born:c. 1230s Died: 1262
Royal titles
Preceded by
Thonlula
Chief queen consort of Burma
1256–1262
Succeeded by
Saw Hla Wun