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Melaka: Hang apa lagi

Was Hang Li Po really a Ming princess?

She was reputed to have been sent here from China to become a wife of Sultan Mansur Shah who ruled Malacca from 1459 to 1477.

Is ‘Hang’ an honorific (title) and similarly conferred on the other famous Hang’s, i.e. Tuah, Jebat, Kasturi, Lekir, Lekiu?

Or was Hang Tuah maybe Hang Too Ah and his companions Lekir and Lekiu really Lee Kiei and Lee Kiew? Continue reading “Melaka: Hang apa lagi”