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Monday, 24 June 2013

Famous Queen in Joseon Dynasty, Part II: Queen Janggyeong of Papyeong Yoon Clan

Ayumi celebrates 600th establishment of Goyang City at this tomb, seriously.
Queen Janggyeong of Papyeong Yoon Clan (Hangul/Hanja: 장경왕후 파평윤씨/章敬王后 坡平尹氏; Born: 1491 - Died: March 17th 1515) is the second consort of King Jungjong, replacing Queen Dangyeong of Geochang Shin Clan who dethroned seven days after dethronement of King Yeonsan the Terrible and instalment of Grand Prince Jinseong as King Jungjong, 11th Monarch of Joseon Dynasty (September 9th, 1506). She is a distant cousin of Queen Munjeong - the third consort of King Jungjong, daughter of Yoon Yeo-pil (윤여필/尹汝弼), Internal Prince Pawon (Pawon Buwon-gun/파원부원군/坡原府院君) and distant niece of Yoon Ji-im (윤지임/尹之任) - Internal Prince Pasan. In fact, she's coming from Papyeong Yoon Clan which is originated from Papyeong-myeon, Paju City, Gyeonggi Province.

However, Queen Janggyeong passed away seven days after giving birth to a son, Yi Ho (이호/李) who later became King Injong, 12th Monarch of Joseon Dynasty. Her posthumous name is Queen Sukshin Myeonghye Seonso Uisuk Janggyeong (숙신명혜선소의숙장경왕후/淑愼明惠宣昭懿淑章敬王后). She was buried at The Royal Tomb of Huireung (희릉/禧陵), a part of Seosamneung Royal Tomb Cluster (서삼릉/西三陵) which is located at Wondang-dong, Goyang DeogYang-gu, Gyeonggi Province.