|Hmm, did England (the British) steal Buddhist Burma's treasured ruby? (myanmars.net)|
|The world-famous Shwedagon Pagoda housing the Buddha's hair relics, Rangoon, Burma|
|Asian Hitler: Dictator Gen. Than Shwe|
We found it!
|Nga Mauk ruby on British Crown|
On November 25, 1885 they were taken away in a covered carriage, leaving Mandalay Palace by the southern gate of the walled city along the streets lined by British soldiers and their wailing subjects, to the River Irrawaddy where a steamboat called Thuriya (the "Sun" or Suriya) awaited. King Thibaw was 27 and Queen Supayalat 26.
|The Lady who would be queen of Burma|
|Our superheroine gone bad|
King Thibaw saw an opportunity in 1911 when King George V visited India, and he wrote for the return of the Burmese crown jewels.
|Tell them you happy, Suu Kyi, we not kill you.|