TMR Glossary

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This glossary is a work in progress!

People

Third Branch of He Family

Chu Lian (楚琏)

Other names: Sixth Miss (六小姐), Sixth Miss Chu (楚六), Chu Liu (楚六), Third Young Madam (三奶奶), Honoured Lady Jinyi (锦宜乡君)
Our foodie protagonist, great at cooking.

He Changdi

Other names: He Sanlang (贺三郎) , He Sanlang the Fair (贺家玉三郎), Zixiang (子翔), Captain He (贺校尉)

The male lead and Chu Lian’s husband. Left for the army five days after getting married. Currently a captain in the northern border troops.

 

Senior Servant Gui (桂嬷嬷)

Other names: Gui-momo

A senior servant under Chu Lian, Chu Lian’s former nursemaid. Practically raised Chu Lian. Has a kind and loving nature and wishes the best for Chu Lian.

 

Xiyan (喜雁)

A personal maidservant under Chu Lian. Has served Chu Lian in the Ying Estate and was transferred over to the Jing’an Estate when Chu Lian married into House Jing’an. A kind, loyal and capable servant.

 

Fuyan (福雁)

A personal maidservant under Chu Lian. Has served Chu Lian in the Ying Estate and was transferred over to the Jing’an Estate when Chu Lian married into House Jing’an. Has a letter from Xiao Bojian in her hands, addressed to Chu Lian. Seems to have designs on He Changdi.

 

Jingyan (景雁)

A personal maidservant under Chu Lian. Was bought by Chu Lian’s stepmother to serve as part of Chu Lian’s dowry. Not as loyal as Xiyan and Fuyan, who were raised in the Ying Estate.

 

Mingyan (明雁)

A personal maidservant under Chu Lian. Was bought by Chu Lian’s stepmother to serve as part of Chu Lian’s dowry. Not as loyal as Xiyan and Fuyan, who were raised in the Ying Estate. Had great ambitions and chose to leave Chu Lian to serve Old Duke Zheng as a cook. Tried to climb into Heir Zheng’s bed and was tortured by Duchess Zheng. Tried to return to the Jing’an Estate, but ultimately died outside the walls of the estate.

 

Baicha (白茶)

A menial servant in Songtao Court who was promoted to a second-class maidservant after Mingyan’s departure.

 

Senior Servant Zhong (钟嬷嬷)

A senior servant who used to be a second-tier maidservant under Countess Jing’an. Was promoted to become He Changdi’s nursemaid and raised him as her own as Countess Jing’an was too sickly. Has been sent by He Changdi to keep an eye on Chu Lian while he is away in the army.

Wenqing (问青)

A first-class maidservant who knows martial arts. Older sister of Wenlan. Has been sent by He Changdi to keep an eye on Chu Lian while he is away in the army. After living with Chu Lian for a while, she has been completely bought over by Chu Lian’s cooking. Was promoted from second-class after Mingyan’s departure. Followed Chu Lian to the northern border.

 

Wenlan (问蓝)

A second-class maidservant who knows martial arts. Younger sister of Wenqing. Has been sent by He Changdi to keep an eye on Chu Lian while he is away in the army. After living with Chu Lian for a while, she has been completely bought over by Chu Lian’s cooking. Followed Chu Lian to the northern border.

 

The He Family of House Jing’an

Matriarch He

-Matriarch He’s two daughters? (mentioned ch 4)

 

Count Jing’an

 

Countess Jing’an

Other titles: Madam Liu, Peiwen

First appearance: Chapter 5

 

Senior Servant Liu/Xiangyun

Senior Servant Zhou

Miaozhen

Laiyue

He Changqi/He Dalang

He Changjue/He Erlang

Madam Zou/Yuanjing

Little An

Little Lin

Cook Zhou

Muxiang

Kangshou

 

House Ying

Duke Ying

Duchess Ying (mentioned ch 5)

Second Master of the House of Duke Ying (Chu Lian’s father)

Third Madam of the House of Duke Ying (mentioned ch 6; Chu Lian’s mother)

Madam Rong

Qin’er

Miss Su/Fifth Miss

Miss Yuan/Eighth Miss (鸢姐儿)

Shanqin

Suiqin

Xiaoqin

Miss Fu/Ninth Miss

 

Xiao Wujing/Xiao Bojian

Marquis of Fu’an (mentioned ch 3)

Marquis Dingyuan

Head Physician Liu (mentioned ch 17)

Prince Jin

Consort Jian (mentioned ch 25)

 

Imperial Duke Lu/Great General Qian (钱大将军)

First appearance: Chapter 25

 

Imperial Princess Leyao

Imperial Concubine Wei

Duchess of House Zheng

Duke of House Zheng

Zheng Tiancheng/Heir Zheng

Qi Minhe

Imperial Consort De

Madam Huang

Heir Dingyuan (mentioned ch 39)

Wei Fengzi

Feudal Princess Anmin

Royal Princess Duanjia

Zou Yuanqin (Fifth Miss of House Dingyuan)

Mr Wang

Lady Yang

Yang Ge (mentioned ch 43)

Prince Wei (mentioned ch 43)

Wei No. 7

Wei No. 1

Lord Yang

Princess Wei

Tang Yan

 

Yulin Army

He Lin (mentioned ch 29)

Left Military Guard

Dragon Guards

Tiger Guards

 

Captain Guo

Duke of Lu/General Qian

 

Ah Cai

Mrs Wang

Manager Wang

Bookkeeper Wang

Mrs Li

 

Eunuch Sun

 

Manager Qin

 

Great Doctor Miao

 

Tang Yan

 

Li Xing

Li Yue

Mo Chenggui

 

Zhao Liang

Xue Yuhong

Places

Jing’an Estate

Qingxi Hall

Songtao Court

 

Ying Estate

Juxian Hall

Anxiang Court

He Court

 

Shenyang/capital

Yuehong Mansion

Imperial Hanlin Academy (mentioned ch 25)

Mingzhou

Liangzhou

Yubei

Jiaqing Hall (mentioned ch 13; possibly title for Xiao Bojian instead of a place?)

Luoyang

Zheng Estate

Jiangnan (mentioned ch 34)

Zhangzhou

De’an Restaurant

Guilin Restaurant

Anle Lane

Yuehong Restaurant

Zhuque Main Street

Qizhou

Defeng Teahouse

Changping Lane

Pingkang Lane

Xuanyang Lane

Chunming Avenue

 

Dingyuan Estate

Dingbo Pavilion

Mei Court

Qingfeng Court

Xi Court

 

Yang Estate

Wenhua Hall

 

Tingyu Pavillion

Ninghe Palace

Mixiang Pavillion

 

Zheng Estate


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