Ōchō (応長) was a Japanese era (年号, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Enkyō and before Shōwa. This period started in April 1311 and ended in February 1312. During this time, the emperor was Hanazono-tennō (花園天皇).
Events of the Ōchō era [change]
Retired former-Emperor Fushimi administered the court up through the time he took the tonsure as a Buddhist monk, which happened after this nengō ended.
After this era, the Fujiwara clan influence becomes so powerful that they are able to keep others below them in rank.
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