Kyōroku (享禄) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō, , lit. "year name") after Daiei and before Tenbun. This period started in August 1528 and ended July 1532. During this time, the emperor was Go-Nara-tennō (後奈良天皇).
Events of the Kyōroku era[change | edit source]
- 1528 (Kyōroku 1): Fire damaged Yakushi-ji in Nara.
- 1528 (Kyōroku 1): Konoe Tanye became Minister of the Left (sadaijin).
- 1529 (Kyōroku 2): Neo-Confucian scholar Wang Yangming died.
- 1530 (Kyōroku 3, 7th month): Kiyusho Hisatsune died at the age of 63. He had held the office of Chancellor (kampaku).
- 1531 (Kyōroku 4): The Kamakura shogunate office of Governor (shugo) was ended.
- 1532 (Kyōroku 5): Followers of the Ikko sect were driven out of Kyoto; and they settled in Osaka.
Related pages[change | edit source]
References[change | edit source]
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Kyoroku" in Japan encyclopedia, p. 585.
- Nussbaum, "Go-Nara Tennō," p. 257; Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, pp. 372-382.
- Giesen, Walter. (2012). Japan, p. 428.
- Titsingh, p. 373.
- Varley, Paul H. (2000). Japanese Culture, p. 207; Jansen, Marius B. (2002). The Making of Modern Japan, p. 248.
- Davis, David L. (1974). "Ikki in Late Medieval Japan," in Medieval Japan: Essays in Institutional History (John W. Hall, ed.), p. 242.
- Hauser, William B. (1974). Economic Institutional Change in Tokugawa Japan, p. 8.
Other websites[change | edit source]
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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