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Houwang temples
     2011-October-24  08:53    Shenzhen Daily

James Baquet

SOME time ago, I wrote about the boy emperor named Zhao Bing, the last emperor of the Song Dynasty, whose purported tomb is in Chiwan, Shekou. He drowned in the arms of his loyal retainer, Lu Xiufu, after his forces lost a naval battle against the Yuan.

His older brother, Zhao Shi, died in Hong Kong at the tender age of 10. Like Zhao Bing, he was blessed with the services of a loyal retainer, Yang Liangjie (Cantonese Yeung Leung-jit) who is better-known by his honorary title, Houwang (Cantonese Hau Wong).

As the story goes, Yang stayed behind after the death of Zhao Shi to protect the rear of Zhao Bing's escape (though some skeptics insist he stayed behind because he was ill). He became a local hero, and Wikipedia lists 11 temples dedicated to him in Hong Kong.

Shenzhen boasts a couple of its own, and they are close together. The larger and more interesting is on the north side of Guimiao Road, just east of Qinghai Road.

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