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Trần Triệt was born in 1232 at Triệt village, Tây Chân district, Thiên Trường local government (now Nam Chân rural commune, Nam Trực district, Nam Định province). He is illegitimate child of retired emperor Trần Thái Tổ and wench Tần.
When Triệt grew up, he became a wrestler. By a wrestle, the retired emperor has seen his cloth on Triệt's head which Trần Thái Tổ gifted lady Tần ago. Suddenly he embraced Triệt and cried. Then the retired emperor recognized Triệt as his prince.
However, Triệt refused living in the capital Thăng Long to return his countryside. He wanted to serve his old mother. So retired emperor Trần Thái Tổ consecrated him in formal title Hoài Đức vương and distributed him many cultivated lands like another princes.
- B'liệt (婆列) in Nôm.
- Retired emperor Trần Thái Tổ and his illegitimate child
- Nguyễn Khắc Thuần, Việt sử giai thoại III - Giai thoại thời Trần, Nhà xuất bản Giáo Dục, Hà Nội, 2005.