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  • She rose above the ranks from a minor concubine to become the queen based on the king's favouritism towards her.
  • Lee Yi made her his concubine to save her.
  • Ravisankar's mother was a concubine to many rich men and all his wealth basically comes from her earnings.
  • "I enjoin thee, O my son, not to take another wife or concubine to share with her, nor sell her." Cited from 1000 Nights and a Night, Vol. 2, Tr. by Burton
  • "The gruesome story of his using his concubine to protect himself defies imagination."
  • He purposed marriage, sent away his concubine to Africa, and yet fell again into the mazes of another unlawful and entangling love. Cited from Beacon Lights of History, Volume IV, by John Lord
  • However, it is not enough to protect her from being sold as a concubine to a wealthy Icelandic man named Hoskuld.
  • Rumor spread that one should give a concubine to Deng Yang in order to be promoted.
  • An then descended the tower, surrendered to Li, and further gave his favorite concubine to Li.
  • Her father sends her to the Shogun's court, where she is intended to serve as a concubine to the Shogun.
  • Yang agreed, and Gao married one of his daughters by a concubine to Yang.
  • However, Emperors could elevate another more favoured child or the child of a favourite concubine to the status of Crown Prince.
  • Prior to her execution, Anacaona was offered clemency if she would give herself as concubine to one of the Spaniards which was common in the era.
  • Kangxi then began to show preference for Yinti and offered Ruoxi as a concubine to him.
  • The Samguk Yusa reports that he appointed the relatives of a favoured concubine to high office, and that this led to political trouble.
  • Kangxi then begins showing preference for Yinti and offers Ruoxi as a concubine to him.
  • Cixi first entered the court as a concubine to the Xianfeng Emperor and gave birth to his only surviving son, who would become the Tongzhi Emperor.
  • The eldest and the most famous, Yodo-dono became a concubine to Hideyoshi, whose army had killed not only both her birth parents but also her stepfather.
  • In the meantime, the daimyo's primary heir dies, and he orders his ex-concubine to rejoin his household to care for their son and heir.
  • In a detail that appears only in a vexed passage in the Christian source, the daughter of a concubine to a man named Gallus cuts off her breasts.
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