Borommaracha III

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Somdet Phra Borommaracha thirat III
สมเด็จพระบรมราชาธิราชที่ 3
King of Ayutthaya kingdom
King of Siam
Reign 1488–1491
Predecessor Somdet Phra Boromma Trailokanat
Successor Somdet Phra Ramathibodi II
Full name
Somdet Phra Borommaracha Thirat III
House Suphannaphum Dynasty
Father Somdet Phra Boromma Ratchathirat II
Died 1491

Somdet Phra Borommaracha Thirat III (Thai: สมเด็จพระบรมราชาธิราชที่ 3) was the king of Ayutthaya from 1488 to 1491. Formerly Prince Borommaracha, Borommaracha III was the son of Trailokanat. Prince Borommaracha served as Trailokanat’s regent in Ayutthaya during his father’s campaigns against Lanna in the north. Trailokanat died in 1488 and Prince Borommaracha succeeded his father. Upon ascension, he moved the capital back to Ayutthaya. The throne of Sukhothai at Pitsanulok, however, was succeeded by his brother Prince Chettathirat.[1]:71

His reign, however, was short. He sent Siamese armies to capture the Mon city of Tavoy in 1491 and died the same year. He was succeeded by his brother Prince Chettathirat as Ramathibodi II.

Reference[edit]

  1. ^ Rajanubhab, D., 2001, Our Wars With the Burmese, Bangkok: White Lotus Co. Ltd., ISBN9747534584
Borommaracha III
Born:  ? Died: 1491
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Trailokanat
King of Ayutthaya
1488–1491
Succeeded by
Ramathibodi II