Yi Ho was Joseon kingdom’s 17th king who was enthroned by the Qing Empire in 1649. In 1653, Emperor Shunzhi demoted the Empress Consort Borjigin hala to the rank of Respectful Consort and married Borjigit hala, the granddaughter of an uncle as his Empress Consort in the following year, namely Empress Xiaohuizhang. To congratulate this event, all the tributary states delivered their memorials. In response to the memorial submitted by the Joseon King the emperor made the following remarks in vermillion ink: “I have read the king’s memorial. The Ministry of Rites should be informed of it.”
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