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Xuan-de: Year 2, Month 10, Day 5

24 Oct 1427

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Zhang Gui, an assistant commissioner in the Hu-guang Regional Military Commission, was removed from his post and demoted to a soldier. Gui had gone on expedition to Jiao-zhi but had fled home. When the event became known, the Censorate advised that the death sentence was appropriate. The Emperor ordered that he be especially pardoned the death sentence, but that he be demoted to a soldier.

Xuan-zong: juan 32.2a

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 17, page 817

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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/xuan-de/year-2-month-10-day-5, accessed December 06, 2019