Abe no Sadatō

Abe no Sadatō
Abe Sadatō.

Abe no Sadatō

Abe no Sadatō (安倍 貞任) was a member of the Abe Clan living from 1019-1062AD. Like his father Abe no Yoritoki, he was from Mutsu Province.

He fought alongside his father in the Earlier Nine Years War, in particular the Battle of Kinomi where they destroyed the forces of Minamoto no Yoriyoshi.

Later in 1062 he would find himself killed by Yoriyoshi at Kuriyagawa Palisade.1

Footnotes

1. Kodansha. (1993) ”Japan: An Illustrated Encyclopedia”. Tokyo: Kodansha Ltd.

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