Royal Edict of Appointment Issued to Jo Heup

  • Culture / Period

    Joseon Dynasty

  • Materials


  • Donor

    Song Sung-moon

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  • Designation

    Treasure 897

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This royal edict was issued in 1425 (the 7th year of King Sejong’s reign) to appoint Jo Heup (?-1429), a military official of the Joseon Dynasty, as the commander of a military unit. Documents such as this were used at the end of the Goryeo Period and in the early Joseon Period by kings; indeed, this edict contains the impression of a royal seal.

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