Harima no Inabi no Ōiratsume

Harima no Inabi no Ōiratsume
Crest of the Imperial Chrysanthemum Throne.

Harima no Inabi no Ōiratsume

Harima no Inabi no Ōiratsume (播磨稲日大郎姫) was the Empress of Emperor Keikō and together they had two sons Ōsu and Osu.

An alternative writing in the nihongi says they also had another son called Wakayamatoneko (who is generally consdered the son of Yasakairihime.1

She was made Empress in the 2nd Year, Spring, 3rd Month, 3rd day of her husbands reign.1

She is said to have been the daughter of Wakatakehiko.2

Footnotes

1. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles of Japan from the Earliest Times to AD697”. Tuttle Publishing.
2. Ponsonby, F. (1959) “The Imperial House of Japan.” Kyoto: Ponsonby Memorial Society.

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