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Ori Yi Wonik's Last Will
CHM005
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Why this is a
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This testament was written by Yi Wonik, and was left to his son, Yi Uijeong, and other descendants. His will could be summarized into six items as follows: first, the funeral must be simple; second, the tradition must be obeyed to build a hut near a grave and to take care of the grave for three years; third, shamanistic or Buddhist rituals are not allowed in the house; fourth, the theory of Geomancy is not trustworthy; fifth, things offered in the memorial service must not be extravagant; and sixth, the memorial service for Iknyeonggun must follow the suggested principles. This is valuable material for understanding the memorial service and the funeral ceremony of a "Sadaebu"(noble class of Joseon) family in the 17th century.

History of the Object
This is a will personally written by Yi Wonik when he was 84 years old In 1630, four years before he died. It is designated as cultural asset number 230 of Gyeonggi-do province.

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Type
Documents 
Materials
Traditional Korean paper  
Measurements
Width 72.5 cm Height 86.5 cm  
Creator name
Yi Wonik 
Creator date
1547-1634 
Where it was made
Gwangmyeong, Gyeonggi-do province, Korea 
Geography
Korea 
Time period
AD 17th century ~ AD 17th century 
Creation date
17th Century; 1630; Joseon Period 
Function
Will  
Acquisition
Inheritance  
Copyright
Chunghyeon Museum  
Acknowledgements
Chunghyeon Museum  
Owner
Chunghyeon Museum  
Museum
Chunghyeon Museum 
Credit line
Chunghyeon Museum  

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