Duke Xiang of Lu, surnamed Ji, named Wu (575-542 May 31), is the son of Duke Cheng of Lu. He was the 22nd monarch of the state of Lu in the spring and Autumn period. He was in power from 572-542 BC. After his death, Yoshino ascended the throne.
In the 21st year of Duke Lu Xiang (552 BC), Duke Lu Xiang congratulated Duke Jin Ping. On May 31, 542 B.C., Lu Xianggong died and was ascended by Prince Jiye.
Life of the characters
In August of the 18th year of Duke Lu Chenggong (July 20, 573 BC), Duke Lu Chenggong, the father of Duke Wu, died. At that time, the three-year-old Duke Wu succeeded to the throne for Duke Lu Xianggong.
After the Duke of Lu Xiang succeeded to the throne, he took Ji sunxingfu, the elder of the three dynasties, as the prime minister to maintain the relative stability of the state of Lu. In the fifth year of Duke Lu Xiang (568 BC), a famous minister Ji sun Xingfu died. Xingfu was to be buried in a thin burial ceremony. At this time, Duke Lu Xiang was very moved and praised that Xingfu was an incorruptible official, so Xianggong gave Xingfu the posthumous title of "Wen".
Chronicles of events during the reign of Lu
The first year of Xianggong
He ascended the throne in the first month. In winter, uncle Zishu of the state of Wei and zhiwuzi of the state of Jin came to Lu to ask questions. The ceremony of Zhou Dynasty, when the princes ascend the throne and the small countries come to court, the big countries come to ask questions, so as to continue friendship, gain trust, discuss state affairs, and correct mistakes. This is a major event in etiquette.
Three years of Xianggong
In 570 BC, Duke Lu Xianggong went to the state of Jin for the first time. On April 9, 570 B.C., Meng Xianzi served as a saluter in the alliance of Changchun. Xianggongxing kowtow ceremony. Zhiwuzi said: "there is a son of heaven there, and chengguijun kowtow, oligojun feel afraid." Meng Xianzi said, "as my town is near the East China Sea and close to the enemy, I will look up to your help. How dare I not kowtow?"
In June, Duke Lu Xiang met with Duke Shan Qing and the princes. On the 23rd, they met in Jize.
Four years of Xianggong
In July, Wuzi (June 28, 569 BC), his wife and mother Ding Si died. There was no coffin in the ancestral temple, no inner coffin, no Yu sacrifice. Jiang Qing said to Ji Wenzi, "you are the prime minister, but Xiaojun's funeral has not been completed. This is to prevent the monarch from dying for his biological mother. Who will be blamed when the monarch grows up. At first, Ji sun planted six wooden caskets outside the east gate of Pu Pu for himself. Jiang Qing asked to use them to make the coffin wood of Ding Si. Ji Sun said, "make it simple." Jiang Qing still used Pu Pu's wood, and Ji sun didn't stop him.
In August of 1911 (July 21, 569 BC), Xianggong's mother Ding Si was buried.
In winter, Duke Lu Xianggong went to the state of Jin to listen to the government. The Duke of mourning of Jin set up a ceremony to entertain the Duke of Xiang. The Duke of Xiang asked to take the state of Wei as a vassal of the state of Lu, but the Duke of mourning of Jin refused. Meng Xianzi complained to the Duke of mourning that the territory of Lu was too small to provide tribute to Jin, hoping to get the state of Zhu to enrich the tribute. So the Duke of Jin mourning allowed it.
Five years of Xianggong
In the spring of 568 BC, Xianggong returned from the state of Jin.
In the summer, Mr. Zheng sent his son to ask about the appointment of the state of Lu. Uncle Mu led the prince of the state of Jin to meet with the monarchs and ministers in private, so as to complete the procedure of the state of Jin belonging to the state of Lu (it is recorded in the spring and Autumn Annals that "Uncle sun Bao and Prince Wu Ru Jin" compare the prince Wu of the state of Jin to the doctor of the state of Lu). Wu Guojun sent Shou Yue to the state of Jin to explain why he didn't attend the Jize meeting. At the same time, he asked to obey the order and be friendly with the princes. The state of Jin was going to join the state of Wu, so Lu and Wei were asked to meet Wu first, and the date of the meeting was also told. So Meng Xianzi and sun Wenzi met Wu people in Shandao.
In autumn, due to drought, a grand Yu festival was held.
On September 9, 568 BC, Duke Lu Xiang allied with Duke Jin Pei, Duke Song Ping, Duke Chen AI, Duke Wei Xian, Duke Zheng Pei, Duke Cao Cheng, Duke Ju Zi, Duke Ying Zi, Duke Teng Cheng, Duke Xue Bo, shiziguang of Qi, people of Wu, and people of Fu in Qi. At the same time, Duke Jin Pei ordered the princes to send troops to guard the state of Chen (the state of Chu attacked the state of Chen). Mu Shu thought that the ownership of the state of Zhu was unfavorable to the state of Lu, so he asked the doctors of the state of Zhu to attend the meeting as an independent country and listen to orders.
In winter, the princes sent troops to guard the state of Chen. Zizao attacked the state of Chen. On October 27, 568 B.C., Duke Lu Xiang, Duke Jin mourning, Duke Song Ping, Duke Wei Xian, Duke Zheng Fu, Duke Cao Cheng and shiziguang of Qi met in chengdi to rescue the state of Chen.
In December, Xinwei (December 3, 568 BC), Ji Wenzi died. According to the etiquette of the doctor, Duke Lu Xianggong saw it in person. While Ji Wenzi had no concubine wearing silk, no horse eating grain, no collection of bronze and jade, and no repetition of all the utensils. It can be seen that Ji Wenzi's loyalty to the government helped the three monarchs without personal savings.
Six years of Xianggong
In the autumn of 567 BC, Teng Chenggong came to see Lu Xianggong for the first time.
In winter, uncle Mu went to Yingguo to ask questions and rebuild the friendly relations between the two countries. In this year, Ji Wuzi went to the state of Jin to wait for the disposal of Jin because the state of Zhu was destroyed by the state of Ju.
Seven years of Xianggong
In the spring of 566 BC, the monarch of Tan state came to see Duke Lu Xiang for the first time.
In April, the state of Lu divined three times for the suburban sacrifice, which was not auspicious, so it was exempted from sacrifice. In order to curry favor with Ji's family, Zhong Zhaobo, the great uncle of tunnel Zheng, flatters Zai Nanyi in Feiyi county and is willing to provide labor to build a city in Feidi. Nanyi accepts Zhao's advice and gives advice to Ji, so Ji builds a city in Feidi.
Duke mu of Xiaoying came to see Duke Lu Xiang for the first time.
In autumn, Ji Wuzi went to the state of Wei to repay his uncle's appointment, and explained why he went late.
In October, sun Wenzi of the state of Wei came to the state of Lu to ask questions. At the same time, he answered what Xie jiwuzi said and did when he last went to the state of Wei to renew the friendly relationship with sun Huanzi. During the meeting, sun Wenzi and Lu Xianggong went side by side. Uncle sun Muzi thought sun Wenzi was impolite and reminded him to stop and walk behind Lu Jun, but Sun Lin's father didn't take the advice. Uncle Mu said, "Sun Tzu is bound to flee. As a subordinate and in parallel with the monarch, there is a fault and do not repent, this is the fundamental reason for escape.
Zixiang of Chu surrounded the state of Chen. Duke Lu Xiang met with Duke Jin Pei, Duke Song Ping, Duke Chen AI, Duke Wei Xian, Duke Cao Cheng, Duke Ju Zi and Duke Ying Zi to rescue the state of Chen.
Eight years of Xianggong
In the spring of (565 BC), Duke Lu Xianggong went to the state of Jin to attend a court, and at the same time, he listened to the figures of tribute and Fu offered by the state of Jin.
On April 24, 565 BC, Ji sunsu, on behalf of the state of Lu, met with Duke mourning of Jin, Duke Jian of Zheng, people of Qi, people of song, people of Wei and people of Ying in Xingqiu. The state of Jin put forward the number of tribute that each country should pay to the state of Jin.
In winter, fan xuanzi of Jin state came to Lu state to ask questions. At the same time, he paid tribute to Lu Xianggong's court at the beginning of the year and reported that Jin State would send troops to Zheng State. Xianggong set up a ceremony to entertain fan xuanzi.
Nine years of Xianggong
In the summer of 564 BC, Ji Wuzi went to the state of Jin as a return visit to fan xuanzi's visit to Lu in the winter of the eighth year.
In October, the princes attacked Zheng. In Gengwu (September 12, 564 BC), Ji Wuzi of the state of Lu, Cui Zhu of the state of Qi, Huang Yun of the state of song, together with Xunzi and Shizhe attacked zhengguomeimen, and other countries also performed their respective duties. Zheng people were afraid, so they sent people to ask for peace. On October 11, 564 B.C., the princes and the state of Zheng met in Xidi, and the state of Zheng obeyed the allies, especially the state of Jin. Zheng thought that the alliance treaty was too unequal, but Jin refused to amend it. In December, because of the disappointments of the alliance, the state of Jin, including the state of Lu, led the princes to attack Zheng again. After being forced to go abroad for a long time and tired, all countries began to teach in class. Before leaving, Duke Lu sent Duke Jin to mourn for him. Duke Jin held a banquet for him on the edge of the Yellow River. When he asked about his age, he learned that Duke Xiang was 12 years old, so he suggested that Duke Xiang hold a coronation ceremony on the spot. Ji Wuzi's coronation ceremony should be held in Xianjun temple, and the corresponding ritual and musical instruments were needed. On his way back to China, Xianggong passed through the state of Wei and held a crown ceremony in the temple of weichenggong by borrowing the chime of the state of Wei.
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