Tsong Dynasty

The nineteenth Imperial Dynasty of China, founded by Tchao-quang-yn, the guardian and chief minister of Yông-tee. He was a descendant of Tchuang-tsong, the Tartar general, and on taking the yellow robe assumed the name of Taë-tsou (great ancestor). This dynasty, which lasted 300 years, was one of the most famous in Chinese annals. (960-1276.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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