Fujiwara no Masuko

Fujiwara no Masuko
Mon of the Fujiwara Clan.

Fujiwara no Masuko

Fujiwara no Masuko was a member of the Fujiwara Clan living from 1140-1201. She also is known by the names Fujiwara no Ōiko, Fujiwara no Tashi (藤原多子) and Fujiwara no Tadako.

She was the daughter of Fujiwara no Kin’yoshi and was later adopted by Fujiwara no Yorinaga. During her lifetime she married Emperor Konoe and later Emperor Nijō.1

Footnotes

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

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