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My hyphothesis, Hang Li Poh and Hang Tuah did exist, but with a twist

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Hang Tuah and his companions are Ming imperial eunuchs cum body guards with excellent martial art skills who accomplished Hang Li Poh to Melaka.

There are local scholars saying the name ‘Hang’ exists in Padang Lawas Sumatra, Indonesia.

But why Hang Li Poh is believed was a princess from the Ming emperor, not a princess from Sumatra.

Hang Li Poh is not a real Ming princess should not come as a big surprise. In Chinese history, sometimes the emperor adopted a palace waitress or concubine as her foster princess before she was sent off to a foreign land for diplomacy marriage with a king or an emperor.

Chinese dominant race is Han, it could written as Hang in ancient Malay language. Hang Ling Poh and her royal body guards like Hang Tuah, Hang Jebat, etc. were given a common surname or title “Hang” for representing Han emperor.

This also explain Hang Tuah, Hang Jebat, Hang Kasturi, Hang Lekir and Hang Lekiu were not siblings, but merely close friends.

Why no descendants found for Hang Tuah and his comrades in Melaka? Because they were eunuchs from the Ming imperial palace.

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