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Cheng-hua: Year 18, Month 7, Day 12

27 Jul 1482

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The chief envoy Kun Wang-qun-xie-ti, the deputy envoy and others who had been sent by the country of Siam, came to Court to request enfeoffment for their ruler and offer tribute of local products. A banquet as well as clothing made from silk interwoven with gold thread, variegated silks, thin silks and cotton cloth were conferred upon them. Headwear and belts were also conferred upon them. Further, it was ordered that they carry Imperial orders as well as patterned brocades and variegated silks to confer, on their return, upon their king and his consort.

Xian-zong: juan 229.4a

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 48, page 3925

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Geoff Wade, translator, Southeast Asia in the Ming Shi-lu: an open access resource, Singapore: Asia Research Institute and the Singapore E-Press, National University of Singapore, http://epress.nus.edu.sg/msl/reign/cheng-hua/year-18-month-7-day-12, accessed November 30, 2020