Jōei

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Jōei (貞永?) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō,?, lit. "year name") after Kangi and before Tenpuku. This period started in April 1232 and ended in April 1233.[1] The reigning emperors were Go-Horikawa-tennō (後堀河天皇?) and Shijō-tennō (四条天皇?).[2]

Events of the Jōei Era[change | change source]

  • 1232 (Jōei 1, i2nd month): Kujō Yoritsune was raised to the 2nd rank of the 3rd class in the court hierarchy.[3]
  • 1232 (Jōei 1, 11th month): In the 11th year of Emperor Go-Horikawa's reign, he abdicated; and the succession (senso) was received by a his oldest son. Soon after, Emperor Shijō's new role as emperor was confirmed (sokui).[4]

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References[change | change source]

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Jōei" in Japan encyclopedia, p. 429.
  2. Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du Japon, pp. 238-241; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki. pp. 226-227.
  3. Titsingh, p. 241.
  4. Titsingh, p. 241-242; Varley, p. 44; a distinct act of senso is unrecognized prior to Emperor Tenji; and all sovereigns except Jitō, Yōzei, Go-Toba, and Fushimi have senso and sokui in the same year until the reign of Emperor Go-Murakami. Compare Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō), Ceremony of Accession (Sokui-no-Rei); retrieved 2012-5-22.

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Jōei 1st 2nd
1232 1233
Preceded by:
Kangi
Era or nengō:
Jōei
Succeeded by:
Tenpuku