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Yong-le: Year 18, Month 1, Day 4

18 Jan 1420

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The Jiao-zhi bandits Gen Shi-lu (Alt: Liang Shi-lu) and Fan Gong-zhi gathered their forces and rebelled. The Feng-cheng Marquis Li Bin, regional commander of Jiao-zhi, pursued them to Shi-shi County. There they did battle and Shi-lu was defeated and fled. His false Standby-Guard General Gen Huo and over 150 others were beheaded. At the time, Gong-zhi was in Wei-man Subprefecture. When he heard of the defeat, he moved his forces to Kuai Subprefecture. Also, the Jiao-zhi Commissioner Sun Lin destroyed bandits in Shan-cai County, Jia-lin Subprefecture, killing the bandit general Fan Chen and others and capturing the bandit leader Li Xing. The Qing-hua bandit Li Li had gathered his forces and erected palisades at Lei River, but the commissioner Xu Yuan (Alt: Xu Liang) led troops in attacking and destroying them. Li fled.

Tai-zong: juan 220.1a

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 14, page 2185

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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/yong-le/year-18-month-1-day-4, accessed October 20, 2019