concubine rather

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  • His succession was unusual according to the traditions because Nangklao was a son of a concubine rather than a queen.
  • She writes a deceptive letter to her husband, delivered by her brother the clown, that indicates that she will acquiesce to becoming his concubine rather than his wife.
  • According to the account of Byzantine historian George Akropolites, Anna was a concubine rather than a legitimate wife of Ivan Asen.
  • By tradition, Mongkut should have been crowned the next king, but the nobility instead chose the influential Prince Jessadabodindra (Nangklao), son of a royal concubine rather than a queen.