The Mystical Island of Langkawi, Home of the Legendary Mahsuri
She met and married a Malay warrior, Wan Derus, the younger brother of a village headman. When the Siamese attacked Kedah and Langkawi, he went to war. Mahsuri was left behind alone in the village.
She met a young minstrel, Deraman, and soon became good friends with him.
The village chief's wife, jealous of Mahsuri's beauty, found out about her friendship with Deraman. She spread a rumor that Mahsuri was unfaithful to her husband, Wan Derus, and accused her of having an affair with Deraman.
Read about the legendary Mahsuri.
A Malay folklore.