Kingdom of Cochin

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Dr Ashalatha Thampuran
The Kingdom of Cochin, originally known as Perumpadappu Swarūpam, was a part of the extensive Late Chera Empire of the medieval period, which extended over large parts of South India including modern-day Kerala, with Thiruvanjikulam (near present-day Kodungallur in Thrissur district) as its capital…
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Dr Ashalatha Thampuran
It is believed that the history of Kochi royalty starts at Thiruvanchikkulam near Kodungallur during the reign of Cheraman Perumal. The legend up to their arrival in Thripunithura by the late eighteenth century goes as follows. In 1102 CE, before Cheraman Perumal (the last perumal of the second…
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