The House of Hou 郈 was a lateral line of the ducal house of Lu 魯 during the Spring and Autumn period 春秋 (770-5th cent. BCE). It was founded by Hou Huibo 郈惠伯, a son of Duke Xiao of Lu 魯孝公 (r. 796-769).
|Duke Xiao of Lu 魯孝公|
|Hou Huibo 郈惠伯 (Ji Gong 姬鞏)|
|Hou Jingzi 郈敬子|
|Hou Chengzi 郈成子 (Hou Chengshu 厚成叔, Housun Ji 厚孫瘠)|
|son? Hou Zhaobo 郈昭伯 (Housun 郈孫, Hou E 郈惡)|
Source: Chunqiu shizu pu, juan 1, fol. 10a. Chunqiu shizu jilüe, juan 1, fol. 13a.