Yaza Dewi of Pegu

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Yaza Dewi
ရာဇဒေဝီ
Queen of the Central Palace
Tenure 17 March 1563 – 13 September 1564
Predecessor Yadana Dewi
Successor Min Htwe
Born c. 1530s
Dabayin
Died 13 September 1564
Wednesday, 9th waxing of Thadingyut 926 ME[1]
Pegu (Bago)
Spouse Bayinnaung
Issue Nawrahta Minsaw[2]
Yaza Datu Kalaya
Thiri Thudhamma Yaza
Full name
Birth name: Htwe Hla
Father Gamani of Dabayin
Religion Theravada Buddhism

Yaza Dewi (Burmese: ရာဇဒေဝီ, pronounced [jàza̰ dèwì]; Pali: Rājadevī) was a principal queen consort of King Bayinnaung of Burma. She was the mother of King Nawrahta Minsaw of Lan Na, Queen Yaza Datu Kalaya of Toungoo and Thiri Thudhamma Yaza, Viceroy of Martaban.[2] She was a niece of King Narapati II of Ava. She was a minor queen of King Bayinnaung but was elevated to be his third principal queen on 17 March 1563.[3] She died a year and a half later.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b Hmannan Vol. 2 2003: 358
  2. ^ a b Hmannan Vol. 3 2003: 68
  3. ^ Hmannan Vol. 2 2003: 344

Bibliography

  • Royal Historical Commission of Burma (1832). Hmannan Yazawin (in Burmese). 1–3 (2003 ed.). Yangon: Ministry of Information, Myanmar.
Yaza Dewi of Pegu
Born: c. 1530s Died: 13 September 1564
Royal titles
Preceded by
Yadana Dewi
Queen of the Central Palace
17 March 1563 – 13 September 1564
Succeeded by
Min Htwe
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