Fujiwara no Moronaga

Fujiwara no Moronaga

Fujiwara no Moronaga

Fujiwara no Moronaga (藤原 師長) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of the clan, living from 1138-1192AD.

He was the son of Fujiwara no Yorinaga.

During his lifetime he was exiled after the events of the Hōgen no Ran in 1156AD. He was eventually granted amnesty and given the position of dajō daijin in 1777.

He was also known by the name of Myō-on’in Daijin.1

Footnotes

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

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