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Akamatsu Norisuke

Akamatsu Norisuke

Period: Kamakura Period / Muromachi Period Occupation: shugo Family: Akamatsu Norimura (father) Birth: 1311 Death: 1371 Akamatsu Norisuke Akamatsu Norisuke (赤松 範資) was a member of the Akamatsu Family living from 1311-1371. He was the son of Akamatsu Norimura. During his life he aided his father against the Kamakura Shogunate and served[...]

Akamatsu Family

Akamatsu Family

First Ruler: Akamatsu Norimura Final Ruler: – Dissolution: – Parent House: Murakami-Genji For a full list of Clans: See Japanese Clans. Akamatsu Family The Akamatsu Family (赤松氏) was a descendant clan of the Minamoto, founded by Akamatsu Norimura in 1336 after he allied with Ashikaga Takauji to fight the Kamakura[...]

Aki Province

Aki Province

See also: Provinces Aki Province Aki Province (安藝國/安芸国) was one of the many provinces in Japan. Legendary Period According to one version of events in the Nihongi, the kami Susano-o comes to the River Ye, in Aki Province. Here he meets Ashi-nadzu-te-nadzu and his wife Inada no Miya-nushi Susa no[...]

Kujō Yoritsugu

Kujō Yoritsugu

Period: Kamakura Period Occupation: shōgun Family: Kujō Yoritsune (father) Birth: 1239AD Death: 1256AD Kujō Yoritsugu Kujō Yoritsugu (九条 頼嗣) was a member of the Kujō Family living from 1239-1256AD, he was the son of Kujō Yoritsune. During his life his was appointed shōgun of the Kamakura Bakufu in 1244 after[...]

Takeda Nobumitsu

Takeda Nobumitsu

Period: Kamakura Period Occupation: Shugo Family Takeda Nobuyoshi (father) Birth: – Death: 1248AD Takeda Nobumitsu Takeda Nobumitsu (武田信光) was a member of the Takeda Clan and son of Takeda Nobuyoshi. He is known to have died in 1248AD. In 1221, for the Kamakura Shogunate, he aided them during the Jōkyū[...]

Fujiwara no Teika

Fujiwara no Teika

Period: Heian Period / Kamakura Period Occupation: Waka Poet Family: Fujiwara no Shunzei (father) Priest Jakuren (brother-in-law) Birth: 1162AD Death: 1241AD Fujiwara no Teika Fujiwara no Teika, also known as Fujiwara no Sadaie (藤原 定家) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan living from 1162 to 1241. He was the son[...]

Sagami Province

Sagami Province

See also: List of Provinces Sagami Province Sagami Province (相模国) was an old Province in Japan, situated in what is now Kanagawa Prefecture, established during the Taika Reforms in 645.4 This area is called Sagami in the Kojiki1, but Suruga in the Nihongi2. Legendary Period Yamato Takeru travelled through here[...]