Fujiwara no Morosuke

Fujiwara no Morosuke
Fujiwara no Morosuke.

Fujiwara no Morosuke

Fujiwara no Morosuke (藤原 師輔) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of this clan.

Living from 908-947AD he was the son of Fujiwara no Tadahira and he recieved the position of Udajin in 947AD. During his life he wrote the Kujō nenjū, a manual on official ceremonies.1

His family was rather large having many sons and daughters. This included Fujiwara no Tamemitsu, Fujiwara no Koretada, Fujiwara no Kanemichi, Fujiwara no Kaneie, Fujiwara no Kinsue, Fujiwara no Tamemitsu, Fujiwara no Anshi, Fujiwara no Tōshi2 and Fujiwara no Takamitsu.1

He also went by the names of Kujō-dono and Hōjō-dono.1

Footnotes

1. Louis Frederic, translated by Kathe Roth (2002) “Japan Encyclopedia”. London: Harvard University Press.
2. Kodansha. (1993) ”Japan: An Illustrated Encyclopedia”. Tokyo: Kodansha Ltd.

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Fujiwara no Morosuke