Dou Duanyun, a young maiden from Chuzhou (present-day Huai'an District, Huai'an, Jiangsu), is sold to the Cai family as a child bride because her father, Dou Tianzhang, owed people...
She came from one of the Four Great Families, the Wang, and is known for her great beauty, her wit and intelligence, her vivacious manner, her multiple-faced personality and her fierce sense of fidelity.
Huang Rong （黄蓉） is a fictional character in the wuxia novel The Legend of the Condor Heroes by Jin Yong. She also appears as a supporting character in the sequel, The Return of the Condor Heroes.
Li Xiangjun (李香君; 1624–1654) was a courtesan, singer, and musician during the Ming dynasty. Her life was dramatised in the play The Peach Blossom Fan.