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Yong-le: Year 5, Month 10, Day 23

22 Nov 1407

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Posthumous titles were conferred upon the seven sons and grandsons of the former Chen kings of Annam. Shu-e was given the title of Lesser Grand Master of the Palace and appointed as an administration vice commissioner of the left in the Provincial Administration Commission of Jiao-zhi and other places. Hang was given the title of Lesser Grand Master of the Palace and appointed as an administration vice commissioner of the right in the Jiao-zhi Provincial Administration Commission. Yuan-ji was given the title of Grand Master for Court Precedence and appointed as an assistant administration commissioner of the right (Alt: left) in the Jiao-zhi Provincial Administration Commission. Yue-zhang (Alt Ri-zhang), Yuan-yin and Guo-gui? (Alt: Guo-zhu) were all given the title of Grand Master for Court Precedence and appointed as assistant administration commissioners of the right in the Jiao-zhi Provincial Administration Commission. Previously, it was Imperially commanded that those sons and grandsons of the Chen clan of Annam who had been killed by the Li bandits should be posthumously honoured and given official titles. At this time, the authorities informed of the names and this order was thus issued.

Tai-zong: juan 72.5a

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 11, page 1009

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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-5-month-10-day-23, accessed October 19, 2019