Monthly Archives: June 2013

Hangjung Mallok – Part 4: The Memoir of 1802

The third memoir of Lady Hyegyǒng was written in 1802 and was addressed to her grandson King Sunjo in the hopes that Sunjo would fulfill her late son Jǒngjo’s wish that she and Sado be honored as his true parents. … Continue reading

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Hangjung Mallok – Part 3: The Memoir of 1801

The second memoir of Lady Hyegyǒng was written primarily to protest the execution of her uncle Inhan Hong, who was accused of opposing Jǒngjo’s regency in 1776, and the execution of her brother Nagim Hong, who was accused of being … Continue reading

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