張賜

about 1426–
China

The Life of 張賜

When 張賜 was born about 1426, in China, her father, 張添福, was 39 and her mother, 吳琬娘, was 39. She married 王仕榮 about 1446, in China. She died in her hometown.

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Family Time Line

王仕榮
1422–
張賜
1426–
Marriage: about 1446

Spouse and Children

    王仕榮

    Male1422–Male

    Female1426–Female

MARRIAGE
about 1446
China

Parents and Siblings

    張添福

    Male1387–Male

    吳琬娘

    Female1387–1444Female

siblings

(5)

    Male1408–1466Male

    張丕競

    Male1422–1473Male

    張參

    Female1424–Female

    Female1426–Female

    Female1428–Female

World Events (2)

1449 · Tumu Crisis

Age 23

The Battle of Tamu, also referred to as the Tume Crisis, was a dramatic conflict between the Ming Dynasty and Mongols (Oirat tribes). The Mongols, under the direction of Esen Tayisi and Toqtaq-Buqa, began their widespread invasion of China in July of 1449. Emperor Yingzong of the Ming Dynasty was captured on September 1, 1449. However, the Mongols did not have a proper strategy in place. Esen attempted to hold Emperor Yingzong for ransom, but the Ming dynasty refused to pay the ransom and thrived under the leadership of General Yu Qian, who served in place as Ming commander. After four unsuccessful years, Esen released the Emperor. The Mongols were so disappointed in the failure that Esen was assassinated six years later (1455).
1521 · Battle of Tunmen

Age 95

During 1521, the Ming imperial navy engaged in a naval battle with a Portuguese fleet led by Diogo Calvo. Portuguese diplomat Fernão Pires de Andrade had arrived at the mouth of the Pearl River few years earlier, in June of 1517. After an initial misunderstanding, he was able to make a good impression and began trading goods for porcelain and silk. Negotiations came to an unfortunate halt in 1519 when Andrade's brother, Simão, arrived and immediately tarnished their reputation. Simão disrespected a Ming official, kidnapped child slaves, built an unauthorized fort, and committed other atrocities. Orders came from Beijing to evict the Portuguese, but they refused. Commander Wang Hong created a blockade against the Portuguese using a squadron of over 50 ships. The Portuguese suffered heavy losses of manpower and abandoned two of their ships; they ultimately managed to retreat during a strong wind that scattered some of the Ming fleet.

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