The Lingga kingdom or Linge (in the gayo language ) in the Gayo land, according to M. Junus Djamil in his book of the “Gajah Putih” (White Elephant) that was published by the Cultural Aceh Agency during 1959, Kutaraja (Banda Aceh), said that around in the 11th age , the Lingga Kingdom was established by Gayo people in Sultan’s government’s era of Machudum Johan Berdaulat Mahmud Shah from the Perlak Kingdom.
This information was known from information of King Uyem and his child King Ranta that is King Cik Bebesan and from Zainuddin that is from the kings Kejurun Bukit that both of them had had the power as the king in the colonial Dutch era.
King Lingga I, it was mentioned had 4 children.
It was eldest that a woman was named Empu Beru or Datu Beru, that was other Be As Sibayak Lingga, Meurah Johan and and Meurah Lingga.
Sibayak Lingga afterwards left home to the Batak land his ancestors to be precise in Karo and opened the country there he was known with King Lingga Sibayak. Continue reading “Linge Kingdom”