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Zheng-tong: Year 7, Month 5, Day 28

5 Jul 1442

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The title "Distinguished Heaven-appointed Supporter and Defender, Loyal and Diligent Military Officer, Specially Promoted Grand Minister for Glorious Happiness and Pillar of the State" was conferred upon the Ding-xi Marquis Jiang Gui and he was given a salary of 1,500 shi of grain, of which 800 shi was to be in rice and 700 shi was to be in wheat. His male descendants were to inherit the title. The title "Distinguished Loyal and Diligent Military Officer, Specially-promoted Grand Master for Glorious Happiness and Pillar of the State" was conferred upon the Jing-yuan Earl Wang Ji and he was given a salary of 1,200 shi of grain, of which 800 shi was to be in rice and 400 shi was to be in wheat. His male descendants were to inherit the title as guard commanders. Both were given patents and titles were posthumously conferred on their family members for three generations.

Ying-zong: juan 92.15a-b

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 26, page 1871/72

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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/zheng-tong/year-7-month-5-day-28, accessed January 21, 2021