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Kyōtoku (享徳 ?) was a Japanese era name (後花園天皇 ?) after Hōtoku and before Kosho. This period spanned the years from July 1452 through July 1455.[1] The reigning emperor was Go-Hanazono-Tennō (後花園天皇 ?).[2]

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Change of era

  • 1452 Kyōtoku gannen (享徳元年 ?): The era name was changed to mark an event or a number of events. The old era ended and a new one commenced in Hōtoku 4.

Events of the Kyōtoku era

  • 1453 (Kyōtoku 2, 6th month): The name of the Shogun, "Yoshinari," was changed to Ashikaga Yoshimasa, which is the name by which he is more commonly known in modern times.[3]
  • 1454 (Kyōtoku 3): Ashikaga Shigeuji orchestated for the killing of Uesugi Noritada,[4] thus beginning a series of conflicts for control of the Kantō; and this event would come to be known as the Kyōtoku no Ran.[5]

Notes

  1. ^ Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Kyōtoku" in Japan encyclopedia, p. 587; n.b., Louis-Frédéric is pseudonym of Louis-Frédéric Nussbaum, see Deutsche Nationalbibliothek Authority File.
  2. ^ Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du Japon, pp. 331-347.
  3. ^ Titsingh, p. 346.
  4. ^ Hall, John Whitney. (1988). The Cambridge History of Japan: Medieval Japan, p. 233.
  5. ^ Nussbaum, "Kyōtoku-no-ran" in Japan encyclopedia, p. 587.

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Kyōtoku 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Gregorian 1452 1453 1454 1455

Preceded by:
Hōtoku

Era or nengō:
Kyōtoku

Succeeded by:
Kōshō

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