The Dugu sisters 😆
Dugu Xin, their father, had three wives recorded in history. The first one bore him one son, the second one bore him 6 sons and 2 daughters (Banruo and Mantuo). The third wife bore him one daughter (Jia Luo).
Other concubines was not listed, as well as their sons and daughters.
1️⃣ Empress Mingjing (fictionalized name: Ban Ruo). Historically the oldest daughter of Dugu Xin. Married to Yuwen Yu, Duke of Ningdu, and one year later after Yuwen Yu became emperor, she passed away. Two years later, her husband died, poisoned by Yuwen Hu. Her birth year unrecorded in history.
2️⃣ Empress Yuanzhen (fictionalized name: Man Tuo). Historically she was 4th daughter of Dugu Xin. Married Li Bing, the Duke Ren of Tang, mother of Tang Dynasty founder. Her birth year was unrecorded but based on some texts, must be between 534 and 544 year.
3️⃣ Empress Wenxian (her maiden name was Jialuo). Married to Duke Sui’s son, Yang Jian. She was born in 544.