Isuzuyorihime

Isuzuyorihime

Isuzuyorihime

Isuzuyorihime (五十鈴依媛命) is said to have been the daughter of the kami Kotoshironushi. She was the wife of Emperor Suizei and together they had Emperor Annei.1

She was appointed Empress on the 2nd year, Spring, 1st Month of Suizei’s reign. Emperor Annei then gave her the title of Kodaigo in the 1st year, Winter, 10th month, 11th day of his reign.2

She is stated as the ancestor of the Masters of Shiki.2

Footnotes

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

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