Fujiwara no Senshi

Fujiwara no Senshi
Mon of the Fujiwara Clan

Fujiwara no Senshi

Fujiwara no Senshi (藤原 詮子) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of this clan. She lived from 967-1006AD and was the daughrer of Fujiwara no Kaneie.

In her lifetime she would go on to marry the Emperor En’yu and together they would have Emperor Ichijo.

In 991AD she became a nun under the name of Higashi Sanjō-in.1

Footnotes

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

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