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Ohotakara no Iratsume

Ohotakara no Iratsume

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Wife Family: Emperor Seimu (husband) Yasakanoiribiko (father) Wakanuke (son) Takeoshiyamatarine (father) Birth: – Death: – Ohotakara no Iratsume Ohotakara no Iratsume (弟財郎女) was said to have been the daughter of Takeoshiyamatarine. She married the Emperor Seimu and together they had a son called Wakanuke.123 She was[...]

Yasakairihime

Yasakairihime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Wife Family: Emperor Keikō (husband) Emperor Seimu (son) Yasakanoiribiko (father) Birth: – Death: – Yasakairihime Yasakairihime (八坂入媛命) was the daughter of Yasakanoiribiko and wife of Emperor Keikō. Together they had Emperor Seimu.123 She was given the title of Kodaigō in the 2nd year, Winter, 11th month, 10th[...]

Yamatohime

Yamatohime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess / Established the Ise Shrine Family: Emperor Suinin (father) Hibasuhime (mother) Emperor Keikō (brother) Inishikinoiribiko (brother) Ohonakatsuhiko (brother) Wakakiiribiko (brother) Birth: – Death: – Yamatohime Yamatohime (倭比売命 / 倭姫命) was the daughter of Emperor Suinin and Hibasuhime and is creditted with the establishment of the Ise Grand Shrine.1[...]

Karibatatobe

Karibatatobe

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Wife Family: Emperor Suinin (husband) Ochiwake no miko (son) Ikatarashihiko no miko (son) Itoshiwake (son) Yamashiro no Ohokuni no Fuchi (father) Kanibatatobe (older sister) Birth: – Death: – Karibatatobe Karibatatobe (苅幡戸辺) was the wife of Emperor Suinin and together they had Ochiwake no miko, Ikatarashihiko no miko[...]

Kanibatatobe

Kanibatatobe

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Wife Family: Emperor Suinin (husband) Ihatsukuwake (son) Ihatsukubime (daughter). Yamashiro no Ohokuni no Fuchi (father) Karibatatobe (older sister) Birth: – Death: – Kanibatatobe Kanibatatobe (綺戸辺) was the wife of Emperor Suinin and together they had Ihatsukuwake123 and Ihatsukubime.12 The Emperor first heard of her when visiting Yamashiro[...]

Azaminoiribime

Azaminoiribime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Emperor Suinin (husband) Ikobayawake (son) Azamitsuhime (daughter) Tanika no hiko Tatatsumichinoushi (father) Taniha no Kahakami no Masu no Iratsume (mother?) Hibasuhime (sister) Mikadawake (brother) Otohime (sister) Matonuhime (sister) Nubatanoiribika (sister) Takanohime (sister) Utakorihime (sister) Yehime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Azaminoiribime Azaminoiribime (薊瓊入媛) was the daughter[...]

Nubatanoiribika

Nubatanoiribika

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Emperor Suinin (husband) Nutarashiwake (daughter) Igatarashihiko (son) Tanika no hiko Tatatsumichinoushi (father) Taniha no Kahakami no Masu no Iratsume (mother?) Hibasuhime (sister) Mikadawake (brother) Otohime (sister) Matonuhime (sister) Azaminoiribime (sister) Takanohime (sister) Utakorihime (sister) Yehime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Nubatanoiribika Nubatanoiribika (渟葉田瓊入媛) was the daughter[...]

Utakorihime

Utakorihime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Tanika no hiko Tatatsumichinoushi (father) Taniha no Kahakami no Masu no Iratsume (mother?) Hibasuhime (sister) Mikadawake (brother) Matonuhime (sister) Nubatanoiribika (sister) Azaminoiribime (sister) Takanohime (sister) Yehime (sister) Otohime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Utakorihime Utakorihime (歌凝比売命) was the daughter of Tanika no hiko Tatatsumichinoushi.12 She[...]

Yehime

Yehime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Tanika no hiko Tatatsumichinoushi (father) Taniha no Kahakami no Masu no Iratsume (mother?) Hibasuhime (sister) Mikadawake (brother) Matonuhime (sister) Nubatanoiribika (sister) Azaminoiribime (sister) Takanohime (sister) Utakorihime (sister) Otohime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Yehime Yehime (媛) was the daughter of Tanika no hiko Tatatsumichinoushi. She[...]

Futajirihime

Futajirihime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Emperor Suinin (father)  Otokaribatatobe (mother) Ihatsuwake (brother) Birth: – Death: – Futajirihime Futajirihime (両道入姫命) was the daughter of Emperor Suinin and Otokaribatatobe.12 She is also given the name of Ihatsukubime.12 She would later marry Yamato Takeru.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki.[...]

Kaguyahime

Kaguyahime

For the woman from folklore see: Kaguya Hime. Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Wife Family: Emperor Suinin (husband) Wozabe (son) Ohotsutsukitarine (father) Birth: – Death: – Kaguyahime Kaguyahime (迦具夜比売命) was the wife of Emperor Suinin and together the had a son by the name of Wozabe. This is seen in the kojiki. She[...]

Azamitsuhime

Azamitsuhime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Emperor Suinin (father) Azaminoiribime (mother) Ikobayawake (brother) Birth: – Death: – Azamitsuhime Azamitsuhime (?) was the son of Emperor Suinin and Azaminoiribime.123 She is said to have married Inasebiko.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”. New York:[...]

Nutarashiwake

Nutarashiwake

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Emperor Suinin (father) Nubatanoiribika (mother) Igatarashihiko (brother) Birth: – Death: – Nutarashiwake Nutarashiwake (鐸石別命) was the daughter of Emperor Suinin and Nubatanoiribika.123 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”. New York: Columbia University Press. 2. Chamberlain, B.[...]

Inpumon’in no Tayū

Inpumon’in no Tayū

Period: Heian Period / Kamakura Period Occupation: Waka Poet Family: Fujiwara no Nobunari (father) Birth: c.1130 Death:  c.1200 Inpumon’in no Tayū Inpumon’in no Tayū (殷富門院大輔) was a Japanese poet and daughter to Fujiwara no Nobunari who lived from c.1130-c.1200. During her lifetime she served Princess Ryoshi. She was held in[...]

Takashina no Takako

Takashina no Takako

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Poet Family: Fujiwara no Michitaka (husband) Fujiwara no Teishi (daughter) Fujiwara no Korechika (son) Birth: – Death: 996AD Takashina no Takako Takashina no Takako (高階 貴子) was a Japanese poet who died in 996AD. She was the wife of Fujiwara no Michitaka and mother to several children[...]

Lady Ukon

Lady Ukon

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Poet / Lady-in-waiting Family: Fujiwara no Suenawa (father? brother?) Birth: fl.10th century Death: – Lady Ukon Lady Ukon (右近) was the daughter or younger sister of Fujiwara no Suenawa who flourished during the 10th century. During her life she was a poet and lady-in-waiting to Fujiwara[...]

Lady Ise

Lady Ise

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Tsugukage (father) Nakatsukasa (daughter) Birth: c.875AD Death: c.938AD Lady Ise Lady Ise (伊勢) was the daughter of Fujiwara no Tsugukage, and therefore a member of the Fujiwara Clan. She was also the mother to Nakatsukasa. She is thought to have lived from[...]

Kujō Sonshi

Kujō Sonshi

Period: Kamakura Period Occupation: – Family: Kujō Michiie (father) Kujō Yoritsune (brother) Kujō Norizane (brother) Nijō Yoshizane (brother) Ichijō Sanetsune (brother) Birth: – Death: – Kujō Sonshi Kujō Sonshi (九条 竴子) was a member of the Kujō family, a descendant of the Fujiwara Clan. She was the daughter of Kujō[...]

Kujō Risshi

Kujō Risshi

Period: Kamakura Period Occupation: – Family: Kujō Yoshitsune (father) Kujō Michiie (brother) Kujō Motoie (brother) Kujō Noriie (brother) Birth: – Death: – Kujō Risshi Kujō Risshi (九条 立子) was a member of the Kujō Family, a descendant of the Fujiwara Clan. She was the daughter of Kujō Yoshitsune.1 Footnotes 1. Kodansha.[...]

Kujō Ninshi

Kujō Ninshi

Period: Heian Period / Kamakura Period Occupation: – Family: Kujō Kanezane (father) Kujō Yoshimichi (brother) Kujō Yoshitsune (brother) Kujō Yoshisuke (son) Kujō Yoshihira (brother) Birth: – Death: – Kujō Ninshi Kujō Ninshi (九条 任子) was a member of the Kujō Family, a descendant of the Fujiwara Clan. She was the daughter of[...]

Konoe Chōshi

Konoe Chōshi

Period:Kamakura Period Occupation: – Family: Konoe Iezane (father) Takatsukasa Kanehira (brother) Konoe Kanetsune (brother) Birth: – Death: – Konoe Chōshi Konoe Chōshi was a member of the Konoe Family, a descendant of the Fujiwara Clan. She was the daughter of Konoe Iezane.1 Footnotes 1. Kodansha. (1993) ”Japan: An Illustrated Encyclopedia”. Tokyo: Kodansha Ltd.[...]

Fujiwara no Ikushi

Fujiwara no Ikushi

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Tadamichi (father) Kanoe no Motozane (brother) Fujiwara no Motofusa (brother) Kujō no Kanezane (brother) Fujiwara no Kanefusa (brother) Jien (brother) Fujiwara no Masako (sister) Fujiwara no Teishi (adopted sister) Fujiwara no Seishi (sister) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Ikushi Fujiwara no Ikushi (藤原[...]

Fujiwara no Genshi

Fujiwara no Genshi

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Yorimichi (father) Fujiwara no Morozane (brother) Fujiwara no Michifusa (brother) Fujiwara no Kanshi (sister) Birth: 1016AD Death: 1039AD Fujiwara no Genshi Fujiwara no Genshi (藤原 嫄子) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of this clan. She was the[...]

Fujiwara no Dōshi

Fujiwara no Dōshi

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Yoshinaga (father) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Dōshi Fujiwara no Dōshi (藤原 道子) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of this clan. She was the daughter of Fujiwara no Yoshinaga.1 Footnotes 1. Kodansha. (1993) ”Japan: An Illustrated[...]

Fujiwara no Moshi

Fujiwara no Moshi

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Yoshinobu (father) Fujiwara no Yoshinaga (brother) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Moshi Fujiwara no Moshi (藤原 茂子) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of this clan. She was the daughter of Fujiwara no Yoshinobu.1 Footnotes 1. Kodansha.[...]

Fujiwara no Shinshi

Fujiwara no Shinshi

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Norimichi (father) Fujiwara no Kanshi (sister) Fujiwara no Nobunaga (brother) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Shinshi Fujiwara no Shinshi (真子)was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of this clan. She was the daughter of Fujiwara no Norimichi.1[...]

Fujiwara no Kanshi

Fujiwara no Kanshi

Fujiwara no Kanshi can refer to four people with the same name. Daughter of Michinaga Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Michinaga (father) Fujiwara no Kenshi (sister) Fujiwara no Ishi (sister) Fujiwara no Sonshi (sister) Fujiwara no Kishi (sister) Fujiwara no Seishi (sister) Fujiwara no Shōshi (sister) Fujiwara no Nagaie[...]

Fujiwara no Kishi

Fujiwara no Kishi

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Michinaga (father) Fujiwara no Kenshi (sister) Fujiwara no Ishi (sister) Fujiwara no Sonshi (sister) Fujiwara no Kanshi (sister) Fujiwara no Seishi (sister) Fujiwara no Shōshi (sister) Fujiwara no Nagaie (brother) Fujiwara no Yoshinobu (brother) Fujiwara no Yorimune (brother) Fujiwara no Norimichi (brother) Fujiwara[...]

Fujiwara no Sonshi

Fujiwara no Sonshi

Fujiwara no Sonshi can refer to two people with the same name. Daughter of Michikane Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Michikane (father) Fujiwara no Kanetaka (brother) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Sonshi (藤原 尊子) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of this[...]

Fujiwara no Chōshi

Fujiwara no Chōshi

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Kaneie (father) Fujiwara no Michitaka (brother) Fujiwara no Michikane (brother) Fujiwara no Michinaga (brother) Fujiwara no Michitsuna (brother) Fujiwara no Senshi (sister) Fujiwara no Suishi (sister) Birth: – Death: 982AD Fujiwara no Chōshi Fujiwara no Chōshi (藤原 超子) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan,[...]

Fujiwara no Suishi

Fujiwara no Suishi

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Kaneie (father) Fujiwara no Michitaka (brother) Fujiwara no Michikane (brother) Fujiwara no Michinaga (brother) Fujiwara no Michitsuna (brother) Fujiwara no Senshi (sister) Fujiwara no Chōshi (sister) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Suishi Fujiwara no Suishi (藤原 綏子) was a member of the Fujiwara[...]

Fujiwara no Kaishi

Fujiwara no Kaishi

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Koretada (father) Fujiwara no Yoshitaka (brother) Fujiwara no Yoshikane (brother) Birth: 945AD Death: 975AD Fujiwara no Kaishi Fujiwara no Kaishi (藤原 懐子) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of the clan. Living from 945-975AD she was the[...]

Fujiwara no Anshi

Fujiwara no Anshi

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Morosuke (father) Fujiwara no Koretada (brother) Fujiwara no Kanemichi (brother) Fujiwara no Kaneie (brother) Fujiwara no Kinsue (brother) Fujiwara no Takamitsu (brother) Fujiwara no Tamemitsu (brother) Fujiwara no Tōshi (sister) Birth: 927AD Death: 964AD Fujiwara no Anshi Fujiwara no Anshi (藤原 安子) was a[...]

Fujiwara no Tōshi

Fujiwara no Tōshi

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Morosuke (father) Fujiwara no Koretada (brother) Fujiwara no Kanemichi (brother) Fujiwara no Kaneie (brother) Fujiwara no Kinsue (brother) Fujiwara no Takamitsu (brother) Fujiwara no Tamemitsu (brother) Fujiwara no Anshi (sister) Birth: – Death: 975AD Fujiwara no Tōshi Fujiwara no Tōshi (藤原 登子) was[...]

Fujiwara no Keishi

Fujiwara no Keishi

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Saneyori (father) Fujiwara no Yoritada (brother) Fujiwara no Atsutoshi (brother)  Fujiwara no Naritoshi (brother) Fujiwara no Jutsushi (sister) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Keishi Fujiwara no Keishi was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch. She was[...]

Fujiwara no Jutsushi

Fujiwara no Jutsushi

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Saneyori (father) Fujiwara no Yoritada (brother) Fujiwara no Atsutoshi (brother)  Fujiwara no Naritoshi (brother) Fujiwara no Keishi (sister) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Jutsushi Fujiwara no Jutsushi was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch. She was[...]

Atabime

Atabime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Takehaniyasuhiko (husband) Birth: – Death: – Atabime Atabime (吾田媛) was the wife of Takehaniyasuhiko. The nihongi relates how she and her husband led armies to attack Emperor Sujin. Her army attacked from Ohosaka and her husband from Yamashiro Province. Her army was attacked by Kibitsuhiko[...]

Yamatototokamiasachihara Maguhashihime

Yamatototokamiasachihara Maguhashihime

Period: Legendery Period Occupation: – Family: – Birth: – Death: – Yamatototokamiasachihara Maguhashihime Yamatototokamiasachihara Maguhashihime was a person mentioned in the nihongi during the reign of Emperor Sujin. She is said to have had a dream alongside Ohominakuchino Sukune saying that Ohotataneko needed to be placed as head priest of Ohomonomushi[...]

Ikutamayoribime

Ikutamayoribime

Period: Legendery Period Occupation: – Family: Ōkuninushi (husband) Suyetsumimi (father) Kushimigata (son) Ohotataneko (son?) Birth: – Death: – Ikutamayoribime Ikutamayoribime (活玉依毘売) was a woman who became pregnant from Ōkuninushi and together they had Kushimigata (ancestor to Ohotataneko23). It is said she was the daughter of Suyetsumimi.123 The kojiki tells us[...]

Nunakinobime

Nunakinobime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Emperor Sujin (father) Ohoamahime (mother) Ohohiriki (brother) Tohochinoiribime (sister) Yasakanoiribiko (brother) Birth: – Death: – Nunakinobime Nunakinobime (渟名城入姫命) was the daughter of Emperor Sujin and Ohoamahime.123 The nihongi relates that when the Emperor seperated the worship of Amaterasu and Ōkuninushi, Ōkuninushi was placed under her care.[...]

Tohochinoiribime

Tohochinoiribime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Emperor Sujin (father) Ohoamahime (mother) Ohohiriki (brother) Nunakinobime (sister) Yasakanoiribiko (brother) Birth: – Death: – Tohochinoiribime Tohochinoiribime (十市瓊入姫命) was the daughter of Emperor Sujin and Ohoamahime.123 The kojiki and nihongi give no more information about them. Footnotes 1. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles of Japan[...]

Ohoamahime

Ohoamahime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Concubine Family: Emperor Sujin (husband) Ohohiriki (son) Yasakanoiribiko (son) Nunakinobime (daughter) Tohochinoiribime (daughter) Birth: – Death: – Ohoamahime Ohoamahime (尾張大海媛 – Owari Ohoamahime1) was a concubine of Emperor Sujin. Together they had four children, these being Ohohiriki, Yasakanoiribiko, Nunakinobime and Tohochinoiribime.123 She is said to be[...]

Toyosukiiribime

Toyosukiiribime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Emperor Sujin (father) Tohotsunoayumemekuhashi (mother) Toyokiiribiko (brother) Birth: – Death: – Toyosukiiribime Toyosukiiribime (豊鍬入姫命) was the daughter of Emperor Sujin and Tohotsunoayumemekuhashi. The kojiki states that she was High Priestess at the Ise Grand Shrine.12 The Jinnō Shōtōki states that during the reign of Sujin,[...]

Tohotsunoayumemekuhashi

Tohotsunoayumemekuhashi

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Concubine Family: Arakahatobe (father) Emperor Sujin (husband) Toyokiiribiko (son) Toyosukiiribime (daughter) Birth: – Death: – Tohotsunoayumemekuhashi Tohotsunoayumemekuhashi (遠津年魚眼眼妙媛) was the concubine of Emperor Sujin. Together they had Toyokiiribiko123 and Toyosukiiribime.23 Footnotes included in Chamberlain (1932) say that the name is a good instance of verbal usage.[...]

Igahime

Igahime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Emperor Sujin (father) Mimakihime (mother) Emperor Suinin (brother) Izanomawaka (brother) Chijitsukuyamatohime (sister) Kunikatahime (sister) Yamatohiko (brother) Birth: – Death: – Igahime Igahime (伊賀比売命) was the daughter of Emperor Sujin and Mimakihime.12 She is not mentioned in the Nihongi. Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav[...]

Chijitsukuyamatohime

Chijitsukuyamatohime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Sujin (father) Mimakihime (mother) Emperor Suinin (brother) Kunikatahime (sister) Izanomawaka (brother) Igahime (sister) Yamatohiko (brother) Birth: – Death: – Chijitsukuyamatohime Chijitsukuyamatohime (千千衝倭姫命) was the daughter of Emperor Sujin and Mimakihime.123 Footnotes 1. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles of Japan from the Earliest[...]

Kunikatahime

Kunikatahime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Emperor Sujin (father) Mimakihime (mother) Emperor Suinin (brother) Izanomawaka (brother) Chijitsukuyamatohime (sister) Igahime (sister) Yamatohiko (brother) Birth: – Death: – Kunikatahime Kunikatahime (国方姫命) was the daughter of Emperor Sujin and Mimakihime.123 Footnotes 1. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles of Japan from the Earliest[...]

Mimakihime

Mimakihime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Empress Family: Ohobiko (father) Emperor Sujin (husband) Emperor Suinin (son) Izanomawaka (son) Kunikatahime (daughter) Chijitsukuyamatohime (daughter) Igahime (daughter) Yamatohiko (son) Birth: – Death: – Mimakihime Mimakihime (御間城姫) was the wife of Emperor Sujin, and together they had Emperor Suinin, Izanomawaka, Kunikatahime, Chijitsukuyamatohime, Yamatohiko123 and Igahime.23 The nihongi[...]

Fujiwara no Raishi

Fujiwara no Raishi

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Mototsune (father) Fujiwara no Tokihira (brother) Fujiwara no Tadahira (brother) Fujiwara no Nakahira (brother) Fujiwara no Kanehira (brother) Fujiwara no Baishi (sister) Fujiwara no Onshi I (sister) Fujiwara no Onshi II (sister) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Raishi Fujiwara no Raishi[...]

Fujiwara no Baishi

Fujiwara no Baishi

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Mototsune (father) Fujiwara no Tokihira (brother) Fujiwara no Tadahira (brother) Fujiwara no Nakahira (brother) Fujiwara no Kanehira (brother) Fujiwara no Raishi (sister) Fujiwara no Onshi I (sister) Fujiwara no Onshi II (sister) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Baishi Fujiwara no Baishi[...]

Fujiwara no Hōshi

Fujiwara no Hōshi

Fujiwara no Hōshi can refer to two people with the same name. Daughter of Morotada Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Morotada (father) Fujiwara no Naritoki (brother) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Hōshi (藤原 芳子) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of this[...]

Ahiratsuhime

Ahiratsuhime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Family: Emperor Jimmu (husband) Tagishimimi (son) Birth: – Death: – Ahiratsuhime Ahiratsuhime (吾平津媛) was the wife of Emperor Jimmu and mother to Tagishimimi.1 Footnotes 1. Ponsonby, F. (1959) “The Imperial House of Japan.” Kyoto: Ponsonby Memorial Society.[...]

Kahamata no Inayorihime

Kahamata no Inayorihime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Family: Okinaga no sukune (husband) Ohotamusaka (son) Birth: – Death: – Kahamata no Inayorihime Kahamata no Inayorihime (河俣稲依毘売) was the second wife of Okinaga no sukune Together they had a son called Ohotamusaka.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of[...]

Soratsuhime

Soratsuhime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Okinaga no sukune (father) Kadzuraki no Takanukahime (mother) Okinagatarashihime (sister) Okinagahiko (brother) Birth: – Death: – Soratsuhime Soratsuhime (虚空津比売命) was the daughter of Okinaga no sukune and Kadzuraki no Takanukahime.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”.[...]

Kadzuraki no Takanukahime

Kadzuraki no Takanukahime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Family: Okinaga no sukune (husband) Okinagatarashihime (daughter) Soratsuhime (daughter) Okinagahiko (son) Birth: – Death: – Kadzuraki no Takanukahime Kadzuraki no Takanukahime (葛城之高額比売) was the first wife of Okinaga no sukune. Together they had three children by the names of Okinagatarashihime, Soratsuhime and Okinagahiko.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O,[...]

Takakihime

Takakihime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Family: Taniha no Tohotsu omi (father) Kanimeikadzuchi (husband) Okinaga no sukune (son) Birth: – Death: – Takakihime Takakihime (高材比売) was the wife of the Imperial Prince Kanimeikadzuchi and togther they has a son by the name of Okinaga no sukune. She is said to have been[...]

Mone no Ajisahabime

Mone no Ajisahabime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Irine (father) Yamashiro no Oho Tsutsuki no Mawaka (husband) Kanimeikadzuchi (son) Birth: – Death: – Mone no Ajisahabime Mone no Ajisahabime (丹波能阿治佐波毘売?) is known to have been the daughter of Irine. She would later marry her uncle Yamashiro no Oho Tsutsuki no Mawaka and together[...]

Otohime

Otohime

For the character from Folklore see – Otohime Sama Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Tanika no hiko Tatatsumichinoushi (father) Taniha no Kahakami no Masu no Iratsume (mother) Hibasuhime (sister) Mikadawake (brother) Matonuhime (sister) Nubatanoiribika (sister) Azaminoiribime (sister) Takanohime (sister) Utakorihime (sister) Yehime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Otohime Otohime (弟比売命)[...]

Matonuhime

Matonuhime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Tanika no hiko Tatatsumichinoushi (father) Taniha no Kahakami no Masu no Iratsume (mother) Hibasuhime (sister) Mikadawake (brother) Otohime (sister) Nubatanoiribika (sister) Azaminoiribime (sister) Takanohime (sister) Utakorihime (sister) Yehime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Matonuhime Matonuhime (真砥野比売命) was the daughter of Taniha no Kahakami no Masu[...]

Taniha no Kahakami no Masu no Iratsume

Taniha no Kahakami no Masu no Iratsume

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: Tanika no hiko Tatatsumichinoushi (husband) Hibasuhime (daughter) Matonuhime (daughter) Otohime (daughter) Mikadawake (son) Birth: – Death: – Taniha no Kahakami no Masu no Iratsume Taniha no Kahakami no Masu no Iratsume (丹波之河上之摩須郎女) was the wife of Tanika no hiko Tatatsumichinoushi. Together they had four[...]

Mimitsuhime

Mimitsuhime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Hikoimasu (father) Okinaganomidzuyorihime (mother) Tanika no hiko Tatatsumichinoushi (brother) Midzuhonomawaka (brother) Kamuohone (brother) Midzuhonoihoyorihime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Mimitsuhime Mimitsuhime (御井津比売) was the daughter of Hikoimasu and Okinaganomidzuyorihime.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”. New York:[...]

Midzuhonoihoyorihime

Midzuhonoihoyorihime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Hikoimasu (father) Okinaganomidzuyorihime (mother) Tanika no hiko Tatatsumichinoushi (brother) Midzuhonomawaka (brother) Kamuohone (brother) Mimitsuhime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Midzuhonoihoyorihime Midzuhonoihoyorihime (水穂五百依比売) was the daughter of Hikoimasu and Okinaganomidzuyorihime.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”. New[...]

Okinaganomidzuyorihime

Okinaganomidzuyorihime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Concubine Family: Hikoimasu (husband) Tanika no hiko Tatatsumichinoushi (son) Midzuhonomawaka (son) Kamuohone (son) Midzuhonoihoyorihime (daughter) Mimitsuhime (daughter) Amenomikage (father) Birth: – Death: – Okinaganomidzuyorihime Okinaganomidzuyorihime (息長水依比売命) was married to Hikoimasu and together they had 5 children. These being Tanika no hiko Tatatsumichinoushi, Midzuhonomawaka, Kamuohone, Midzuhonoihoyorihime, Mimitsuhime. She[...]

Fujiwara no Takako

Fujiwara no Takako

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Nagara (father) Fujiwara no Mototsune (brother) Fujiwara no Tōtsune (brother) Fujiwara no Takatsune (brother) Fujiwara no Kunitsune (brother) Birth: 842AD Death: 910AD Fujiwara no Takako Fujiwara no Takako (藤原 高子) (also called Fujiwara no Kōshi?) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan,[...]

Sahobime

Sahobime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Emperor Suinin (husband) Homutsuwake (son) Hikoimasu (father) Sahonoohokuramitome (mother) Sahobiko (brother) Murobiko (brother) Wozaho (brother) Birth: – Death: – Sahobime Sahobime (狭穂姫命) also known as Sahajihime was the daughter of Hikoimasu and Sahonoohokuramitome. She would later go on to marry Emperor Suinin and together have a[...]

Kasuga no Takekunikatsutome

Kasuga no Takekunikatsutome

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: Sahonoohokuramitome (daughter) Birth: – Death: – Kasuga no Takekunikatsutome Kasuga no Takekunikatsutome (春日建国勝戸売) is said to have been the mother of Sahonoohokuramitome, who married into the Imperial Family by marrying Prince Hikoimasu.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of[...]

Sahonoohokuramitome

Sahonoohokuramitome

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Concubine Family: Hikoimasu (husband) Sahobiko (son) Wozaho (son) Sahobime (daughter) Murobiko (son) Kasuga no Takekunikatsutome (mother) Birth: – Death: – Sahonoohokuramitome Sahonoohokuramitome (沙本之大闇見戸売) was the wife of Hikoimasu with whom she had four children. These being Sahobiko, Wozaho, Sahobime and Murobiko. Her mother is said to have[...]

Yenahime

Yenahime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Wife Family: Hikoimasu (husband) Ohōmata (son) Womata (son) Shibumi no Sukune (son) Birth: – Death: – Yenahime Yenahime (山代之荏名津比売- Yamashiroenatsuhime?) also known as Karibatatobe (苅幡戸辨) was the wife of Hikoimasu. It is said she married him in Yamashiro Province and together they had three sons called Ohōmata,[...]

Fujiwara no Tamishi

Fujiwara no Tamishi

Period: – Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Yoshisuke (father) Fujiwara no Tagakishi (sister) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Tamishi Fujiwara no Tamishi was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of the family. She was the daughter of Fujiwara no Yoshisuke.1 Footnotes 1. Kodansha. (1993) ”Japan:[...]

Fujiwara no Tagakishi

Fujiwara no Tagakishi

Period: – Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Yoshisuke (father) Fujiwara no Tamishi (sister) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Tagakishi Fujiwara no Tagakishi was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of the family. She was the daughter of Fujiwara no Yoshisuke.1 Footnotes 1. Kodansha. (1993) ”Japan:[...]

Fujiwara no Koshi

Fujiwara no Koshi

Fujiwara no Koshi can refer to two people of the same name. Daughter of Fuyutsugu Period: Nara Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Fuyutsugu (father) Fujiwara no Yoshifusa (brother) Fujiwara no Junshi (sister) Fujiwara no Nagara (brother) Fujiwara no Yoshisuke (brother) Fujiwara no Yoshikado (brother) Fujiwara no Yoshiyo (brother) Birth: –[...]

Washihime

Washihime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Concubine Family: Emperor Kaika (husband) Taketayohadzurawake (son) Kadzuraki no Tarumi (father) Birth: – Death: – Washihime Washihime (鸇比売) was a concubine of Emperor Kaika, she bore him a son by the name of Taketayohadzurawake. She is also said to have been the daughter of Kadzuraki no Tarumi.12[...]

Oketsuhime

Oketsuhime

Oketsuhime can refer to two people with the same name. Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Concubine Family: Emperor Kaika (husband) Hikoimasu (son) Oketsuhime (sister – see below) Hikokunioketsu (father) Birth: – Death: – Oketsuhime Oketsuhime (意祁都比売命) was the concubine of Emperor Kaika with whom she had a son by the name[...]

Mimatsuhime

Mimatsuhime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Emperor Kaika (father) Ikagashikome (mother) Emperor Sujin (brother) Birth: – Death: – Mimatsuhime Mimatsuhime (御間城姫) was the daughter of Emperor Kaika and Ikagashikome according to the record of the nihongi.1 Footnotes 1. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles of Japan from the Earliest[...]

Takanohime

Takanohime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Empress Family: Emperor Kaika (husband) Yugori (father) Hikoyumusumi (son) Birth: – Death: – Takanohime Takanohime (竹野媛) was the concubine of Emperor Kaika with whom she had Hikoyumusumi.12 She is said to have been the daughter of Yugori.13 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki.[...]

Fujiwara no Onatsu

Fujiwara no Onatsu

Period: – Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Uchimaro (father) Fujiwara no Fuyutsugu (brother) Fujiwara no Manatsu (brother) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Onatsu Fujiwara no Onatsu (藤原 緒夏) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of this clan. She was the daughter of Fujiwara no[...]

Fujiwara no Tabiko

Fujiwara no Tabiko

Period: – Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Momokawa (father) Fujiwara no Otsugu (brother) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Tabiko Fujiwara no Tabiko (藤原 旅子) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Shikike Branch of the family. She was the daughter of Fujiwara no Momokawa.1 Footnotes 1. Kodansha.[...]

Fujiwara no Higami no Iratsume

Fujiwara no Higami no Iratsume

Period: Asuka Period Occupation: – Family: Nakatomi no Kamatari (Father) Fujiwara no Fubito (brother) Fujiwara no Ioe no Iratsume (Sister) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Higami no Iratsume Fujiwara no Higami no Iratsume (藤原 氷上娘) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan and the daughter of Nakatomi no Kamatari.1 Footnotes[...]

Princess Nunoiro

Princess Nunoiro

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Takeuchi no Sukune (father) Hatanoyashiro (brother) Kosenookara (brother) Soga no Ishikawa (brother) Hegurinotsuki (brother) Kinotsunu (brother) Mato of Kume (sister) Kadzurakinonagayenosotsubiko (brother) Wakugo (brother) Birth: – Death: – Princess Nunoiro Princess Nunoiro (怒能伊呂比売) was said to have been the daughter of Takeuchi no Sukune in the[...]

Mato of Kume

Mato of Kume

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Takeuchi no Sukune (father) Hatanoyashiro (brother) Kosenookara (brother) Soga no Ishikawa (brother) Hegurinotsuki (brother) Kinotsunu (brother) Princess Nunoiro (sister) Kadzurakinonagayenosotsubiko (brother) Wakugo (brother) Birth: – Death: – Mato of Kume Mato of Kume ( 久米能摩伊刀比売) was said to have been the daughter of Takeuchi no Sukune[...]

Yamashitakage

Yamashitakage

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Hikofutooshimakoto (husband) Takeuchi no Sukune (son?) Udzuhiko (brother) Birth: – Death: – Yamashitakage Yamashitakage (山下影日売) is said to have been the wife of Hikofutooshimakoto and mother of Takeuchi no Sukune. This is mentioned in the kojiki. She is said to have been the younger sister[...]

Takachinahime

Takachinahime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: Hikofutooshimakoto (husband) Umashi Uchi (son) Chonabi (brother) Birth: – Death: – Takachinahime Takachinahime (高千那毘売命) was the wife of Hikofutooshimakoto, and together they had Umashi Uchi. She was said to be from Kadzuraki. She is stated to have been the younger sister of Chonabi. This is[...]

Ikagashikome

Ikagashikome

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Concubine Family: Emperor Kōgen (husband) Hikofutooshimakoto (son) Utsushikowo (father?) Ōhesoki (father?) Emperor Kaika (husband) Emperor Sujin (son) Mimatsuhime (daughter) Birth: – Death: – Ikagashikome Ikagashikome (伊香色謎命) was the concubine of Emperor Kōgen and together they had Hikofutooshimakoto. Ancestor to Takeuchi no Sukune.123 The kojiki states her father[...]

Haniyasuhime

Haniyasuhime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Concubine Family: Emperor Kōgen (husband) Takehaniyasuhiko (son) Birth: – Death: – Haniyasuhime Haniyasuhime (埴安媛) was the concubine of Emperor Kōgen. Together the two of them had Takehaniyasuhiko.123 In the kojiki she is said to have been the daughter of Awotama of Kafuchi.23 Footnotes 1. Aston. W.G.[...]

Yamatotohime

Yamatotohime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Emperor Kōgen (father) Uchishikome (mother) Emperor Kaika (brother) Ohobiko (brother) Birth: – Death: – Yamatotohime Yamatotohime (倭迹迹姫命) was the daughter of Emperor Kōgen and Uchishikome and so was the sister of Ohobiko and Emperor Kaika. She is also given the name of Yamatotohimomosobime1. She does not[...]

Uchishikome

Uchishikome

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Empress Family: Emperor Kōgen (husband) Ohobiko (son) Emperor Kaika (son) Sukunabikookokoro (son) Yamatotohime (daughter) Utsushikoo (brother) Birth: – Death: – Uchishikome Uchishikome (欝色謎命) was the Empress of Emperor Kōgen. Together they had four children Ohobiko, Emperor Kaika, Yamatotohime123 and Sukunabikookokoro.23 She is listed as the brother of[...]

Princess Are

Princess Are

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: Haeirodo (sister) Birth: – Death: – Princess Are Princess Are was the sister of Haeirodo. This is mentioned in the kojiki1 and not in the nihongi. Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”. New York: Columbia University[...]

Yamatototowakayabime

Yamatototowakayabime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Emperor Kōrei (father) Yamatonokunikahime (mother) Kibitsuhiko (brother) Yamatototohimomosobime (sister) Hikosashikatawake (brother) Birth: – Death: – Yamatototowakayabime Yamatototowakayabime (倭迹迹稚屋姫命) was the daughter of Emperor Kōrei and Yamatonokunikahime. She was the sister of Yamatototohimomosobime, Kibitsuhiko12 and Hikosashikatawake.1 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An[...]

Yamatototohimomosobime

Yamatototohimomosobime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Emperor Kōrei (father) Yamatonokunikahime (mother) Kibitsuhiko (brother) Yamatototowakayabime (sister) Hikosashikatawake (brother) Birth: – Death: – Yamatototohimomosobime Yamatototohimomosobime (倭迹迹日百襲媛命) was the daughter of Emperor Kōrei and Yamatonokunikahime. She was the sister of Yamatototowakayabime, Kibitsuhiko12 and Hikosashikatawake.1 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An[...]

Yamatonokunikahime

Yamatonokunikahime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Concubine Family: Emperor Kōrei (husband) Yamatototohimomosobime (daughter) Kibitsuhiko (son) Yamatototowakayabime (daughter) Hikosashikatawake (son) Birth: – Death: – Yamatonokunikahime Yamatonokunikahime (倭国香媛) was a concubine of Emperor Kōrei. Together they are said to have had two daughters and two sons. The daughters Yamatototohimomosobime and Yamatototowakayabime as well as the[...]

Haeirodo

Haeirodo

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Concubine Family: Emperor Kōrei (husband) Wakatakehiko (son) Hikosajima (son) Princess Are (sister) Birth: – Death: – Haeirodo Haeirodo (絙某弟) was one of the concubines of Emperor Kōrei. She is said to have been the mother of Wakatakehiko in the kojiki and nihongi1 but she has an additional[...]

Kuwashi Hime

Kuwashi Hime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Empress Family: Emperor Kōrei (husband) Emperor Kōgen (son) Father (see below) Birth: – Death: – Kuwashi Hime Kuwashi Hime (細媛命) was the Empress of Emperor Kōrei. This name for her is given in the Kojiki.12 In the Nihongi she is given the name Hosohime.3 She is said to[...]

Chijihayahime

Chijihayahime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princess Family: Emperor Kōrei (father) Chijihayamawaka (mother) Birth: – Death: –   Chijihayahime Chijihayahime (千千速比売命) was the child of Emperor Kōrei and Chijihayamawaka. This is mentioned in the Kojiki.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”. New York: Columbia[...]

Chijihayamawaka

Chijihayamawaka

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Concubine Family: Emperor Kōrei (husband) Chijihayahime (daughter) Birth: – Death: – Chijihayamawaka Chijihayamawaka (千千速真若比売) was the concubine of Emperor Kōrei. We see her mentioned in the Kojiki as coming from Kasuga. With the Emperor she had a daughter called Chijihayahime.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav[...]

Fujiwara no Tsuneko

Fujiwara no Tsuneko

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Consort Family: Emperor Kazan (husband) Birth: – Death: 986AD Fujiwara no Tsuneko Fujiwara no Tsuneko was a member of the Fujiwara Clan who died in 986AD. She was the consort of Emperor Kazan.1 Footnotes 1. Louis Frederic, translated by Kathe Roth (2002) “Japan Encyclopedia”. London: Harvard[...]

Fujiwara no Yoshiko

Fujiwara no Yoshiko

Period: Kamakura Period Occupation: – Family:Emperor Go-Saga (husband) Emperor Go-Fukakusa (son) Emperor Kameyama (son) Birth: 1225AD Death: after 1292AD Fujiwara no Yoshiko Fujiwara no Yoshiko was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, living from 1225-1292. She was the daughter of Fujiwara no Saneuji and married Emperor Go-Saga. Together they had[...]

Fujiwara no Renshi

Fujiwara no Renshi

Period: Kamakura Period / Muromachi Period Occupation: – Family: Emperor Go-Daigo (husband) Emperor Go-Murakami (son) Fujiwara no Kintaka (adopted father) Birth: 1301AD Death: 1359AD Fujiwara no Renshi Fujiwara no Renshi (藤原 廉子) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan living from 1301-1359AD. She was the adopted daughter of Fujiwara no[...]

Fujiwara no Nagako

Fujiwara no Nagako

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Lady of the Court Family: Fujiwara no Kaneko (sister) Birth: – Death:- Fujiwara no Nagako Fujiwara no Nagako also known as Sanuki Tenji, was a lady of the court and member of the Fujiwara Clan, living c.1079AD. During her lifetime she served Emperor Horikawa and then[...]

Fujiwara no Kenshi

Fujiwara no Kenshi

Fujiwara no Kenshi can refer to three people with the same name. Daughter of Michinaga Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Michinaga (father) Fujiwara no Shōshi (sister) Fujiwara no Ishi (sister) Fujiwara no Sonshi (sister) Fujiwara no Kanshi (sister) Fujiwara no Seishi (sister) Fujiwara no Kishi (sister) Fujiwara[...]

Fujiwara no Otomuro

Fujiwara no Otomuro

Period: Nara Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Yoshitsugu (father) Emperor Kanmu (husband) Birth: 760AD Death: 790AD Fujiwara no Otomuro Fujiwara no Otomuro (藤原 乙牟漏) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Shikike Branch of this clan, living from 760-790. She was the daughter of Fujiwara no Yoshitsugu[...]