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Wan-li: Year 39, Month 7, Day 1

8 Aug 1611

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The Censor-in-chief of the Right Ma Ming-luan, former vice minister of war, and supreme commander of Xuan-fu/Da-tong, was posthumously promoted to Minister of War. Ming-luan had his origins in Nei-jiang, Si-chuan and he passed the metropolitan examinations in the jia-xu year of the Wan-li reign (1574/75).... He was promoted to assistant surveillance commissioner of Hu-guang and then to deputy surveillance commissioner of Yun-nan. When the Ava-Burma bandits engaged in their trouble-making, he assisted the troops in planning the capture of Yue Feng and his son. Many others were captured, beheaded or pacified. He also received Imperial orders to build a walled city at Da-hou. For his achievements, he was promoted to administration vice commissioner of Hu-guang.... At this time, he died in office.

Shen-zong: juan 485.1a-b

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 117, page 9135/36

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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/wan-li/year-39-month-7-day-1, accessed November 18, 2018