Fujiwara no Masako

Fujiwara no Masako
Mon of the Fujiwara Clan.

Fujiwara no Masako

Fujiwara no Masako also known as Fujiwara no Seishi was a member of the Fujiwara Clan living from 1121-1181AD. She was the daughter of Fujiwara no Tadamichi and during her life was married to Emperor Sutoku. She became a nun in 1150 taking the name of Kōkamonin (皇嘉門院).1

Footnotes

1. Louis Frederic, translated by Kathe Roth (2002) “Japan Encyclopedia”. London: Harvard University Press.

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