Consort clanThe consort clan is the family, clan or a group related to a spouse or a empress dowager of the Chinese dynastic ruler or a warlord. The leading figure of the clan was either a sibling, cousin, or parent of the consort or concubine.
Chronological list of leading figures of famous Chinese consort clans
- Dong Cheng (simplified and traditional Chinese: 董承 dong3 cheng2) - father of Concubine Dong of Emperor Xian of Han China and known for his abortive coup d'etat with Liu Bei against Cao Cao.
- Cai Mao (simplified and traditional Chinese: 蔡瑁 cai4 mao4) - brother-in-law of the warlord Liu Biao.
- Yang Jun (simplified Chinese: 杨骏 yang2 jun4) - father-in-law of Emperor Wu of Jin China
- Yu Liang (simplified and traditional Chinese: 庾亮 yu3 liang4) - brother of Empress Dowager Yu