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Thai People of Mon Descent - Anand Panyarachun, Tunku Abdul Rahman, Buddha Yodfa Chulaloke, Suchinda Kraprayoon, Debsirindra, Amarindra (Paperback) Loot Price: R381
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Thai People of Mon Descent - Anand Panyarachun, Tunku Abdul Rahman, Buddha Yodfa Chulaloke, Suchinda Kraprayoon, Debsirindra,...
Thai People of Mon Descent - Anand Panyarachun, Tunku Abdul Rahman, Buddha Yodfa Chulaloke, Suchinda Kraprayoon, Debsirindra,...

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Thai People of Mon Descent - Anand Panyarachun, Tunku Abdul Rahman, Buddha Yodfa Chulaloke, Suchinda Kraprayoon, Debsirindra, Amarindra (Paperback)

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Anand Panyarachun, Tunku Abdul Rahman, Buddha Yodfa Chulaloke, Suchinda Kraprayoon, Debsirindra, Amarindra, Luangpho Ajahn Tala Uttama, Charnvit Kasetsiri. Excerpt: Amarindra Queen Amarindra (1737-1826), (Thai: ) was the Queen Consort of King Buddha Yodfa Chulaloke (Rama I), the founder of the Chakri Dynasty . Her birth name was Nak ( ). She was a daughter of a wealthy Mon from Bang Chang, in Samut Songkhram Province . Biography Nak was born in 1737 to a local patron of Bang Chang named Thong and his wife San. She was then married to Thong Duang the Luang Yokkrabat of Ratchaburi (future Rama I ) around 1760 to avoid being taken as a court lady to King Ekathat . She bore three sons and seven daughters to Thong Duang. Her sister, Nuan, was married to Bunnag the primogenitor of Bunnag family . Thong Duang was granted the title Somdet Chao Phraya by King Taksin in 1776. In 1779, the Somdet Chao Phraya went on his campaigns against Vientiane and took a daughter of King Suriyavong of Vientiane as his concubine Kamwaen . Kam Waen became Somdet Chao Phraya s favorite much to the dismay of Nak. One day, she beat Kam Waen with a wooden stick and Kam Waen ran for the Somdet Chao Phraya . The Somdet Chao Phraya was enraged with the incident and threatened to murder Nak with a sword, only with her son Chim (future Rama II ) s help that Nak was able to flee to the Thonburi Palace to live with her daughter Chimyai (concubine to King Taksin). After the incident, Nak and the king had never came into reconcilation. Lady Nak stayed in the Thonburi Palace with her daughter and after her death in 1779 took care of her children including Prince Kasatranuchit. The Somdet Chao Phraya became a monarch in 1782 and most of Taksin's sons were executed except for Prince Kasatranuchit who was his own gran...

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2010
First published: May 2010
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 52
ISBN-13: 978-1-155-68596-0
Barcode: 9781155685960
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LSN: 1-155-68596-2

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