Eikyō

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Eikyō (永享?) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō,?, lit. "year" name) after Shocho and before Kakitsu. This period started in September 1429 and ended in February 1441.[1] During this time, the emperor was Go-Hanazono-tennō (後花園天皇?).[2]

Events of the Eikyō era[change | change source]

In the 5th year of Eikyō, Emperor Go-Komatsu died
  • 14 April 1429 (Eikyō 1, 9th day of the 3rd month): The name of Ashikaga Yoshinobu was changed to Yoshinori.[3]
  • 1429: Yoshinori appointed shogun.[4]

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References[change | change source]

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Eikyō" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 171.
  2. Nussbaum, "Go-Hanazono Tennō," p. 252; Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du Japon, pp. 331-340.
  3. Titsingh, p. 333.
  4. Ackroyd, Joyce. (1982) Lessons from History: The Tokushi Yoron, p. 330.
  5. Titsingh, p. 335.
  6. Titsingh, p. 335; Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō): 後小松天皇 (100)
  7. Nussbaum, "Eikyō no Ran" at p. 171.

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Eikyō 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th 13th
1429 1430 1431 1432 1433 1434 1435 1436 1437 1438 1439 1440 1441
Preceded by:
Shōchō
Era or nengō:
Eikyō
Succeeded by:
Kakitsu