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rebelled, and conquered Zimm6. The Peguans returned, captured Ayuthia, by the help of treachery, and placed a Zimmd chief on the throne. Operations against Laos proved unsuccessful, and the troops were recalled in 1570. Other raids were made on Laos in 1571 and 1574.
In 1566 the King of Cambodia sent an auxiliary army of ten thousand men, a hundred elephants, and three hundred cavalry, to assist Siam in its struggle against Pegu and Zimm6; but animosity arose between the princes who commanded the armies, and in 1570 Cambodia attacked Siam and seized Korat and Pra-chim. It was equally fortunate against Laos, both by water and land, and destroyed the Laos war-boats near Stung Treng on the Mekong. During this time we are told that commerce declined; and Ancor, the old capital of Cambodia, according to Spaniards and Portuguese who visited it at this period, was com-, pletely abandoned.
In 1579 Zimm6 tried in vain to shake off the yoke of Pegu.
In 1581 Siam, once more free, attacked Cambodia with an army of a hundred thousand men, but had to retire at the end of three months. The King of Siam returned in 1585, and, with the aid of treachery, captured Lovec, which was then the capital, and, in accordance with a revengeful vow, washed his feet in the blood of the Cambodian monarch.
In 1587, according to Ralf Fitch, who was then in Burmah, Pegu attacked Siam with three hundred thousand men and five thousand elephants, and in-In 1587, according to Ralf Fitch, who was then in Burmah, Pegu attacked Siam with three hundred thousand men and five thousand elephants, and in-