|Prince of Xing|
|Reign||30 July 1487 – 13 July 1519|
|Born||22 July 1476|
|Died||13 July 1519(aged 42)|
Created Prince Xian (Chinese: 獻) of Xing (Chinese: 興), his fief was near today's Zhongxiang, in Hubei Province. He and his wife were posthumously honored by his son after he became the Jiajing Emperor in 1521.
His tomb originally was an ordinary prince's tomb which located at Songlin Mount (松林山), Zhongxiang, Hubei Province. The tomb was rebuilt in 1519, until 1521. His son Jiajing Emperor enthroned, Jiajing against the ministers for his posthumously title. Later, he was posthumously honored as "Emperor Xingxian" (興獻帝), then his tomb rebuilt as emperor's style and renamed as "Xianling" (顯陵).
Worship imperial ancestral templeEdit
Originally, ministers against Jiajing Emperor for worship imperial temple for Zhu Youyuan. Then, Jiajing had to set up another temple for him and named as "shimiao" (世廟), then renamed as "Temple of Emperor Xian" in 1536. Two years later, the temple restyled as imperial ancestral temple, and Jiajing honored Zhu Youyuan with the temple name "Ruizong". At that time, Jiajing had relocated the temple with Hongzhi Emperor's temple, due to they were brothers.
After the temple finished rebuilt, Jiajing had veto for let Zhu Youyuan shared the sam temple with Hongzhi, and relocated the temple at the above of Zhengde Emperor's temple. At this point, Jiajing had finally posthumously honored Zhu Youyuan as emperor and finished the worship.
Zhu Youyuan's imperial made epitaph of Prince Xian of XingEdit
The original text:
The prince name Youyuan, was 2nd son (actually was 4th son) of Emperor Xianzong Chun (Chenghua Emperor), his mother was Lady Shao (Empress Xiaohui). He was born on 2nd day, 7th month in 12th year of Chenghua's reign, bestowed as Prince of Xing 11th day, 7th month in 23rd year of Chenghua's reign, and took the fief as Prince on 18th day, 9th month of 7th year Hongzhi's reign, which was located at Anlu, Huguang, he died illness on 17th day, 6th month of 14th year of Zhengde's reign, when he was 44. His consort is Lady Jiang, who was daughter of Jiang Xiao, a military commander. They had a son and 2 daughters (living children). When the emperor got the obituaries, he has ceases pilgrimage for three days, send officers to granted worship.
- Zhu Jianshen (憲宗 朱見深; 1447 – 1487)
- Grand empress dowager Shao (孝惠皇后 邵氏; d. 1522)
- Consorts and Issue:
- Empress dowager Jiang (慈孝獻皇后 蔣氏; d. 1538)
- Zhu Houxi (岳懷王 朱厚熙; 1500)
- Princess Changning (長寧公主; 1501 – 1504)
- Princess Yongfu (永福公主; 1506 – 1525)
- Zhu Houcong (世宗 朱厚熜; 1507 – 1567)
- Princess Yongchun (永淳公主; 1510 – 1540)
- Fourth rank consort Wang (溫靜淑妃 王氏; d. 1532)
- Princess Shanhua (善化公主; 1503 – 1512)
- 明史·志第二十七 禮五
House of ZhuBorn: 1476 Died: 1519
Prince of Yan / Main emperors lineage
|New creation|| Prince of Xing
1487 - 1519