Wen Chiao

Chinese - Daughter of Yin K'ai-shan. Wife of Ch'en. Mother of Hsüan Tsang. A boatman, Liu Hung, killed her husband Ch'en and assumed his identity. She was forced to remain silent and live with the murderer until, years later, Hsüan Tsang, her son by Ch'en whom she had abandoned as an infant, came to find her. He took a message to her father who came to her rescue and killed Liu Hung. Occasionally known as Wen Chiao.

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