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Hong-wu: Year 17, Month 4, Day 28

18 May 1384

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Wu Bo-zong, an examining editor in the Han-lin Academy, died. Bo-zong had his origins in Jin-xi, Fu-zhou and in the fourth year of the Hong-wu reign (1371/72) he passed the metropolitan examinations....He received Imperial orders to go as an envoy to Annam, where he received trained elephants and local products. On his return, he was appointed as an instructor in the Directorate of Education....

Tai-zu: juan 161.10a-b

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 6, page 2507/08

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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/hong-wu/year-17-month-4-day-28, accessed November 17, 2019