Hyegyeong, Queen Consort of Korea

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Name
Hyegyeong, Queen Consort of Korea Gender: F
born on 6 August 1735 at 01:00 (= 01:00 AM )
Place Seoul, Korea (N and S), 37n33, 126e58
Timezone LMT m126e58 (is local mean time)
Data source
Bio/autobiography
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 12°38' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 03°48 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 18°45'



Biography

Korean royal consort, the wife of Crown Prince Sado and mother of Yi San who became King Jeongjo during the Joseon Dynasty. Her name is also spelled 'Heongyeong.' She wrote The Memoirs of Lady Hyegyeong, detailing her life as the ill-fated Crown Princess, her husband's descent into madness and deeds for which he was eventually put to death. She died on 13 January 1816.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • has other family relationship with Sunjo, King of Joseon (born 29 July 1790). Notes: Grandmother/grandson

Events

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes her in "The Memoirs of Lady Hyegyŏng: The Autobiographical Writings of a Crown Princess of Eighteenth-century Korea" by Hyegyŏnggung Hong Ssi (University of California Press, 1996), p. 50: "I was born in my maternal grandparents' home at Kop'yong-dong in Pansong-bang (located in the Western district of Seoul), at one o'clock in the morning on the eighteenth day of the sixth month of the ulmyo year (1735)."

Categories

  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (Joseon Dynasty)