Zhàn Qián 棧潛 [Yànhuáng 彥皇]
Spring, Standard Moon, King Wǔ reached Luòyáng; Gēngzǐ [220 Mar 15], died.
The King knew men and was good at observing, it was difficult to deceive him with falseness. In recognizing and selecting out genius, he did not care about humble origins, by ability he appointed and employed, and all obtained their use. When facing the enemy on the battle lines, his thoughts were calm and at ease, as if not intending to battle; but reaching to the decisive point of seizing victory, his spirit was overflowing. Merits and labors he appropriately rewarded, not begrudging a thousand gold; for those lacking achievement yet seeking endowment, not the slightest coin was shared. His use of law was severe and harsh, those with violations were certainly killed, some he would face and weep for them, but to the end none were pardoned. He was temperate in nature and frugal, and did not enjoy illustrious ornamentation. Therefore, he was able to cut down the powerful, nearly pacifying all within the seas.
son Shào 顧邵 [Xiàozé 孝則], Shào’s son Tàn 顧譚 [Zǐmò 子默], Shào’s son Chéng 顧承 [Zǐzhí 子直]