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Jing-tai: Year 3, Month 3, Day 28

17 Apr 1452

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Fang Jin, the Yun-nan regional military commissioner, died. Jin had his origins in Quan-jiao County in Chu Subprefecture. Initially, he replaced his father as assistant commander of Jiao-zhou Central Guard. He was then transferred to the Liu-liang Guard. On recommendation from the Qian-guo Duke Mu Sheng, he was promoted to acting assistant regional commissioner. Subsequently, for his achievements in the expedition against Lu-chuan, he was promoted to vice commissioner and then again to regional commissioner, defending Liu-liang. He died in office. Jin excelled in predicting the enemy's actions. In the expedition against Lu-chuan, he devised many effective plans.

Ying-zong: juan 214.10a

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 32, page 4617

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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/jing-tai/year-3-month-3-day-28, accessed November 20, 2019