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 | change source]
- 1311 (Ōchō 1, 1st month): Emperor Hanazono participated in his coming of age ceremony.
- 1311 (Ōchō 1, 9th month): Hōjō Morotoki died at the age of 37 years. He was the tenth regent (執権, Shikken) for the shogun of the Kamakura shogunate.
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References[change | change source]
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Ōchō" in Japan encyclopedia, p. 733.
- Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du Japon, pp. 278-279; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki. pp. 239-241.
- Varley, p. 241.
- Titsingh, p. 279.
- Armstrong, Robert Cornell. (1914). Light from the East: Studies in Japanese Confucianism, p. 22.
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