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Jia-jing: Year 42, Month 9, Day 21

7 Oct 1563

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Hong Di-zhen, one of the remnant gang members of the deceased pirate Wang Zhi, surrendered and was executed. Di-zhen had his origins in Zhang-zhou and initially, together with Zhi, had been in communication with the fan. Subsequently, Zhi was defeated and his followers, including remnant Japanese pirates, gave their allegiance to Di-zhen and they operated between Nan-ao and Wu Yu.

Shi-zong: juan 525.3a

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 90, page 8567

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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-42-month-9-day-21, accessed October 30, 2020