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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. During this time, the emperor was Go-Hanazono-tennō (後花園天皇).
Events of the Eikyō era[change | change source]
- 14 April 1429 (Eikyō 1, 9th day of the 3rd month): The name of Ashikaga Yoshinobu was changed to Yoshinori.
- 1429: Yoshinori appointed shogun.
- 1433 (Eikyō 5, 6th month): Letter from Emperor of China to the Shogun assumes wrongly that the head of the Ashikaga shogunate is the "king of Japan."
Related pages[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Eikyō" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 171.
- Nussbaum, "Go-Hanazono Tennō," p. 252; Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du Japon, pp. 331-340.
- Titsingh, p. 333.
- Ackroyd, Joyce. (1982) Lessons from History: The Tokushi Yoron, p. 330.
- Titsingh, p. 335.
- Titsingh, p. 335; Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō): 後小松天皇 (100)
- Nussbaum, "Eikyō no Ran" at p. 171.
Other websites[change | change source]
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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