Matsudono Motofusa (松殿 基房), also known as Fujiwara no Motofusa (藤原 基房) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically from the Hokke Branch of the Clan. He was the first member of the Matsudono Family.
During he lifetime he held several positions, being made sesshō in 1166, later dajō daijin and then kampaku in 1171. He would later be sent into exile by Taira no Kiyomori to Dazaifu where he was given the title Dazai no Gon no Sotsu.1
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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