Lady Yehwa of the Haeju Wang clan[2] (Korean예화부인 왕씨; Hanja禮和夫人 王氏) was the daughter of Wang-Yu[3] who became the 19th wife of Taejo of Goryeo. Her father was initially Bak-Yu (박유), but later changed into "Wang" after Taejo established the new Goryeo dynasty.[4] From this point, Wang-Yu became the founder of Haeju Wang clan (해주 왕씨, 海州王氏).

Lady Yehwa
Royal Consort of Goryeo
PredecessorLady Dongsanwon
SuccessorLady Daeseowon
Chuncheon, Gangwon
Chuncheon, Gangwon
SpouseTaejo of Goryeo
HouseHaeju Wang (by birth)
House of Wang (by marriage)
FatherWang-Yu (왕유)[1]
Korean name
Revised RomanizationYehwa Buin
McCune–ReischauerYehwa Pu'in


  1. ^ He was said to had a straight personality and was proficient in Confucianism, also served as Donggunggisil (동궁기실, 東宮記室) under Gung Ye's reign. After hiding among the mountains, when Yu came down after hearing the news that Wang Geon had ascended to the throne, Wang Geon treated Yu greatly and made him take on administrative duties. Since Wang Yu's activities as a Writer made the great helps to Wang Geon, his daughter then was chosen as Wang Geon's consort.
  2. ^ "성씨정보 고려 왕후록(王后錄) - 고려의 왕비 :+". Surname Info (in Korean). Retrieved October 4, 2021.
  3. ^ "고려시대 史料 Database". Goryeosa (in Korean). Retrieved September 4, 2021.
  4. ^ "고려시대 史料 Database". Goryeosa (in Korean). Retrieved September 4, 2021.