Jia-jing: Year 29, Month 10, Day 14
22 Nov 1550
Zhang Zhi, the Grand Preceptor of the Heir Apparent, Minister of Rites and concurrently Grand Secretary in the Hall of Literary Profundity, died. Zhi had his origins in Cha-ling Subprefecture in Hu-guang...When Annam rebelled, he proposed selecting a Court minister versed in both civil and military matters to go and proclaim instructions to them....
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 85, page 6542/43