Wan-li: Year 12, Month 3, Day 12

22 Apr 1584

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The Ministry of War re-submitted a memorial by Liu Shi-zeng:

"The Geng-ma bandit Han Qian (Alt: Han Chu) has given his allegiance to the Ming for years and has employed troops without restraint. Now, the Assistant Regional Commander Deng Zi-long has captured 82 bandits, beheaded 396 and taken over 300 of the bandits' dependents and nearly 100 war elephants, horses and oxen. The captured bandits should be executed and their heads exposed as warning."

This was approved.

Shen-zong: juan 147.3a

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 102, page 2739

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Preferred form of citation for this entry:

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/wan-li/year-12-month-3-day-12, accessed January 26, 2021