Was sent by Sima Zhao to fetch Chen Tai after Cao Mao’s death. Senior minister.
Wade-Giles: Hsün I (Ching-ch‘ien)
Simplified Chinese: 荀顗 (景倩)
Pronunciation: Xun2 Yi3 (Jing3qian4)
Family and Relationships
Xun Yu (Father); Xun Kai (Son); Chen Tai (Nephew); Sima Shi, Sima Zhao (In-law)
Romance of the Three Kingdoms:
Xun Yi reached the position of Captain of the Imperial Guard, and upon his death he was granted the posthumous titles of Marquis of Purity and General of the Elite Cavalry. Xun Yi’s son Xun Kai was his heir. Xun Yi’s wife was the younger sister of Prince Jing [Sima Shi] and Prince Wen [Sima Zhao], and the two princes were both fond of Xun Yi. In the Xianxi reign [of Jin dynasty], five ranks of nobility were recognized. Because of Xun Yi’s contribution to the former dynasty, Xun Kai was renamed Viscount of Nandun (1)
(1) From Xun Yu’s SGZ.