|Ache Rajah Matanda|
|Rajah of the Kingdom of Maynila.|
|Predecessor||Rajah Sulaiman I|
|House||Kingdom of Maynila|
Rajah is an Indianized term for the kingdom. "Rajah Matandâ" means "old king" in Tagalog. Spanish records refer to him as Rajah Ache el Viejo (King Ache the Old). He is also sometimes referred to as Rajah Laya, a name derived from Ladyang Matanda - an alternative pronunciation of his title.
When the Spanish explorer Martín de Goiti arrived in 1570, Rajah Matanda had already ceded his authority to his nephew and heir apparent, Rajah Sulaiman III. He still retained considerable influence, as did his brother Lakan Dula who ruled the Kingdom of Tondo across the river.
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Rajah Sulaiman I
|Rajah of Tondo and Namayan
| Succeeded by|
Rajah Sulaiman III