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Khay Ma Naw (Burmese: ခေမနော, Burmese pronunciation: [kʰè mə nɔ́]) was the chief queen of King Tabinshwehti of Toungoo Dynasty from 1545 to 1550.[1] The ethnic Mon queen was an adopted daughter of wealthy woman in Pegu (Bago), who had found her as a young child in the field by her cattle.[2]

Khay Ma Naw
ခေမနော
Co-chief queen consort of Burma
Tenure c. May 1545 – 30 April 1550
Predecessor Dhamma Dewi of Toungoo
Successor Atula Thiri Maha Yaza Dewi
Born Pegu (Bago)
Spouse Tabinshwehti
House Toungoo
Mother Ma Kyaik
Religion Theravada Buddhism

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Htin Aung 1967: 111
  2. ^ Sein Lwin Lay 2006: 209–210

BibliographyEdit

  • Htin Aung, Maung (1967). A History of Burma. New York and London: Cambridge University Press.
  • Sein Lwin Lay, Kahtika U (1968). Mintaya Shwe Hti and Bayinnaung: Ketumadi Taungoo Yazawin (in Burmese) (2006, 2nd printing ed.). Yangon: Yan Aung Sarpay.
Khay Ma Naw
Royal titles
Preceded by
Dhamma Dewi
Co-chief queen consort of Burma
1545–1550
Succeeded by
Atula Thiri