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Reign of Khri Srong lde brtsan
Zhang mDo bzher was made dmag dpon (general) of rMa grom [in Sheep year 755] (ms. Or. 8212.187 l. 13-14).
In the summer [of Sheep year 755] ministers (blon) mDo bzher, Khri sgra and Mang rtsan 'pan gang gathered the mDo smad assembly and led armies against Te'u cu (ms. Or. 8212.187 l. 14-15).
In the winter [of Bird year 757,] the ministers Mang rtsan ['pan gang] and mDo bzher gathered the mDo smad assembly at gTse nam yor (ms. Or. 8212.187 l. 27-28).
In the summer [of Hog year 759,] the ministers Khri sgra and mDo bzher gathered the mDo smad assembly at dBu le (ms. Or. 8212.187 l. 34-35).
zhang (ms. Or. 8212.187 l. 13-14)
blon (ms. Or. 8212.187 l. 15, 28, 34, PT 1078bis l. 25 ?)
(Another ?) blon mDo bzher is mentioned in ms. PT 1078bis l. 25 ("a judgement on a case of land dispute [...] in Dunhuang")
According to mKhas pa lde'u, mChims 'dom bzher spre chung (likely zhang mDo bzher, mChims was a zhang family in that time), sBas gSal snang, 'Gos Khri bzang yab lhag, mChims rGyal gzigs klu theng, Ngam sTag ra klu gong were ministers in the later part (sku tshe smad) of Khri Srong lde brtsan's life (mKhas pa lde'u 2010 ed p. 285).
See also blon chen bgres po mDo bzher sgre chung in bKa' thang sde lnga 2011 ed. p. 68