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Long-qing: Year 1, Month 8, Day 6

8 Sep 1567

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The Censor-in-chief Li You, grand coordinator of Guang-dong, memorialized: "Since the sixth month of the 45th year of the Jia-jing reign (June/July 1566), the pirates Lin Dao-qian and Liang You-chuan, who had gathered over 3,000 followers, has been sailing the ocean in large ships, coming and going in the areas of Lei-zhou and Qiong-zhou. The Regional Commander Tang Ke-kuan and others successively did battle with them and took over 300 heads as well as prisoners...."

Mu-zong: juan 11.4b-5a

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 92, page 0298/99

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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/long-qing/year-1-month-8-day-6, accessed October 22, 2019