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Jia-jing: Year 22, Month 5, Day 25

26 Jun 1543

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Wang Wen-sheng, retired Chief Minister of the Court of Judicial Review, died. Sacrifices and a funeral were conferred in accordance with the precedents. Wen-sheng had his origins in Chong-yang County, Hu-nan... He was then promoted to Yun-nan Provincial Surveillance Commissioner and assistant censor-in-chief grand coordinator of Yun-nan... When he was grand coordinator of Yun-nan, there was the expedition against Annam. He proposed arrangements for pacifying and soothing and many of his plans proved effective.

Shi-zong: juan 274.5a

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 83, page 5381

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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/jia-jing/year-22-month-5-day-25, accessed November 17, 2019