Consort Wu

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Consort Xiao
... Consort Xiao, imperial consort rank Shufei (蕭淑妃, personal name unknown) (died 655?) was a concubine of Emperor Gaozong of Tang (Li Zhi) ... rival Empress Wang introduced another concubine, Consort Wu (later known as Wu Zetian), to Emperor Gaozong, Emperor Gaozong became enamored with Consort Wu ... Empress Wang and Consort Xiao instead joined forces to try to counter Consort Wu, but in 655, Emperor Gaozong deposed both of them on accusations of witchcraft and replaced ...
Lai Ji - During Emperor Gaozong's Reign
... At that time, Emperor Gaozong, who greatly favored his concubine Consort Wu, was considering deposing his wife Empress Wang and replacing her with Consort Wu ... He first considered creating Consort Wu the unprecedented title of Chenfei (宸妃), but Lai and fellow chancellor Han Yuan opposed the move on the basis that the title was unprecedented, so Emperor ... by his own powerful uncle Zhangsun Wuji, deposed Empress Wang and replaced her with Consort Wu ...
Empress Wang (Gaozong)
... Therefore, in apprehension that one of his concubines, Consort Xiao, who was both favored and had a son, might seek to displace her, she recommended a former concubine of Emperor Gaozong's ... Soon, however, Consort Wu became dominant in the palace and overwhelmed both Empress Wang and Consort Xiao, eventually accusing them of using witchcraft against Emperor Gaozong ... Emperor Gaozong reduced both Empress Wang and Consort Xiao to commoner rank and put them under arrest in 655, replacing Empress Wang with Consort Wu ...
Li Ying (prince) - During Emperor Xuanzong's Reign
... At this point, Consort Zhao was Emperor Xuanzong's favorite concubine, and he gave high official offices to her father Zhao Yuanli (趙元禮) and brother Zhao Changnu (趙常奴) ... over the years, another concubine of Emperor Xuanzong's, Consort Wu gained great favor, and Li Hong's adoptive mother Empress Wang lost favor ... Emperor Xuanzong considered creating Consort Wu empress, but eventually did not do so do to official opposition based on two grounds—that Consort Wu was of the family of Emperor Xuanzong's powerful ...
Li Sujie - Before Consort Xiao's Death
... and he was born of Li Zhi's then-favorite concubine, Consort Xiao ... Meanwhile, Li Sujie's mother Consort Xiao was locked in a fierce battle with Consort Wu (later known as Wu Zetian) for the affections of Emperor Gaozong, in which she allied herself with the emperor's ... In 655, Consort Wu accused Empress Wang and her mother Lady Liu of engaging in witchcraft, and in response, Emperor Gaozong deposed and imprisoned not ...