At the age of eighteen, he took a concubine or mistress and together they had one child, a son.
She accepts the advances of the older, richer man and the difficulties she experiences on becoming his concubine are multiplied by the presence of his three other mistresses.
The courtesan or concubine was often the richest and most politically powerful of the whole court.
The lords spend money freely, and the Old Master and the Old Mistress add on to the expenses with concubines and opium.
Do they mean to train girls to becoming rich people's wives or concubines ?
When and how did they establish concubinary relations with African women and what roles did the relationships play in their general encounter with Africa?
Round about were the remains of two 20-year-old women (wives or concubines ?), two 40-year-old men, and a dog.
Abraham ended up with a wife and a concubine, Jacob with two wives and two concubines .
He loved many women and had a multitude of wives and concubines .
Experts place the blame partly in Chinese cultural tradition that links a man's status to the number of wives and concubines he has.