Memucan in Wikipedia
According to the biblical book of Esther (Esther 1:14, 1:16-
21), Memucan was one of the seven vice-regents of the Persian
King Ahasuerus. It is not stated in the text explicitly, but
it is the generally accepted belief that Memucan and Haman
were the same person.
When Queen Vashti, Ahasuerus' consort, refused his order to
display herself at the king's banquet, Memucan advised the
king to depose her and replace her with a more worthy wife.
Memucan further advised the king to issue a decree throughout
his domain declaring his action, so that all women would learn
a lesson and honor and respect their husbands. The decree was
translated and transcribed into each language and script of
the empire, so that each man would be "master in his own