Qin Liangyu: The Woman General of the Ming Dynasty

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army in protecting the country and was given the royal title of 'loyal marquis' for her contributions.

A Military Marriage of Love

Born in 1574, Qin married Ma Qiancheng, the military commander in Shizhu, southwest China's Chongqing Municipality, at the age of 24. Ma was descended from a general's family. 


Both Qin and Ma were brave, intelligent and physically attractive. They loved and respected each other.

In 1599, Yang Yinglong, the military commander in Zunyi, southwest China's

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Qin Liangyu: The Woman General of the Ming Dynasty army in protecting the country and was given the royal title of 'loyal marquis' for her contributions.

A Military Marriage of Love

Born in 1574, Qin married Ma Qiancheng, the military commander in Shizhu, southwest China's Chongqing Municipality, at the age of 24. Ma was descended from a general's family. 


Both Qin and Ma were brave, intelligent and physically attractive. They loved and respected each other.

In 1599, Yang Yinglong, the military commander in Zunyi, southwest China's

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