Huigu Court

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Princess Taihe - Background and Entry Into Marriage
... Late in Emperor Xianzong's reign, Huigu, then reigned by Baoyi Khan, made repeated overtures to request a Tang princess to be married to Baoyi Khan under the Heqin system ... Eventually, after a mission headed by the Huigu diplomat Hedagan (合達干), Emperor Xianzong agreed to have Princess Taihe's older sister Princess ... with a Tang princess, and he sent a delegation including a number of officials and two Huigu princesses, along with a bride price of horses and camels ...

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