Encyclopedia: Lady Xun

Lady Xun; Lady Hsün

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Lady Xun

Lived: Unknown

None Available

Served: Han, Shu

Mother of Xu Shu, she killed herself when her son defected to Wei.

Officer Details

Wade-Giles: Lady Hsün
Simplified Chinese: Undefined

Other Names: Mother Xun

Family and Relationships

Xu Shu (Son)

Fact vs. Fiction

Differences Between Fact and Common Fiction

  • Historically, she was captured at Changban by Cao Cao’s forces.
  • Did not kill herself historically.

Literary Appearances

Romance of the Three Kingdoms: 36, 37



Novel and History

Officers and Kingdoms

Literature and Language


May 13, 2014