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Some birds flew above her to cover her body. The villagers at Padang Mat Sirat burned their own paddy fields rather than let them fall into the hands of the Siamese. Mahsuri was to be tied to a tree (or pole) and stabbed to death but it didn't work. Mahsuri told them to kill her with her family's kris. With her dying breath. She was the most beautiful in all of Langkawi and married the warrior Wan Darus. .The legend of Mahsuri Mahsuri was the daughter of a couple who moved from their native Phuket to the island of Langkawi in search of a better life. As was required of him. When she was stabbed. her husband had to go to war. white blood flowed from the wound. signifying her innocence. Mahsuri cursed Langkawi to have seven generations of bad luck. The kingdom was soon taken over by Siam. After every execution attempt failed. but no one believed her. It was during this time that Mahsuri befriended a young man named Deraman. She spread a rumour that Mahsuri was unfaithful and was having an affair with Deraman in the absence of Wan Darus. Eventually the rumours grew strong enough that the villagers openly accused her of adultery. leaving Mahsuri behind to fend for herself. Mahsuri pleaded her innocence. The village chief's wife was jealous of Mahsuri's beauty.