Encyclopedia: Lady Cai

Lady Cai; Lady Ts‘ai

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Lady Cai

Lived: Unlisted

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Served: Liu Biao, Wei

Helped install Liu Cong to throne, defended Han Song from her husband.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Lady Ts‘ai
Simplified Chinese: Undefined

Birthplace: Nan

Family and Relationships

Cai Feng (Father); Cai Mao, Cai He, Cai Zhong, Cai He (Brothers); Liu Biao (Husband); Liu Cong (Nephew)

Fact vs. Fiction

Differences Between Fact and Common Fiction

  • Little proof that she was murdered by Cao Cao.
  • Didn’t go against Liu Biao’s wishes for heir, Liu Cong was Liu Biao’s choice.

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 34, 35, 40, 41



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Literature and Language


May 13, 2014