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Chén Kǎn was a Ming Dynasty scholar-official who served as the leader of a Chinese investiture mission to the Ryûkyû Kingdom in 1534. He later wrote the Shǐ liúqiú lù (使琉球錄, J: Shi Ryûkyû roku) as a formal record and report from his mission.
- Chan, Ying Kit. “A Bridge between Myriad Lands: The Ryukyu Kingdom and Ming China (1372-1526).” Thesis, National University of Singapore, 2010, 31. http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/20602.