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Tian-shun: Year 1, Month 2, Day 17

12 Mar 1457

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The Jing-yuan Earl Wang Ji memorialized: "In the 13th year of the Zheng-tong reign (1448/49), I received orders to lead the troops on expedition against the Meng-yang bandit Si Ji-fa. My son Wang Xiang repeatedly realized outstanding achievements. He was jealously hated by the evil minister Yu Qian and thus was only promoted to a circulating-official assistant guard commander, receiving a salary from the Embroidered-Uniform Guard...."

Ying-zong: juan 275.11b-12a

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 35, page 5850/51

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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/tian-shun/year-1-month-2-day-17, accessed October 17, 2019