#232 - Ming 21: Animal House

The History of China show

Summary: <p>The Zhengde Emperor decides that being the divine sovereign is *boring* and that being a cool war-hero would be way cooler... and... it goes weirdly better than expected. Also, he gives himself a cool nickname, and makes everyone call him that.</p><br><p>Time Period Covered:</p><p>1510-1518 CE</p><br><p>Major Historical Figures:</p><p>The Zhengde Emperor (Zhu Houzhao) [r. 1505-1521]</p><p>Jiang Bin</p><p>Qian Ning</p><p>Liu Yun, Eunuch Commander</p><p>General Zhu Shou, Heroic Defender of the Realm [?? -??]</p><br><p>Tibet</p><p>The Prince of Rin-Sprungs [r. 1512-1544]</p><br><p>Mongols:</p><p>Dayan Khan (Batu Möngke) [r. 1479-1517]</p><br><hr><p style="color:grey;font-size:0.75em;"> See <a style="color:grey;" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" href="https://acast.com/privacy">acast.com/privacy</a> for privacy and opt-out information.</p>