Your Window in Time to the Sengoku and Azuchi-Momoyama Periods of Sixteenth-Century Japan

Sengoku Jidai       「戦国時代」

A guide to sixteenth-century Japan (1467-1603)

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Aki Kunitora「安芸国虎」Kutsuki Harutsuna「朽木晴綱」Kōsokabe Sadachika「香宗我部貞親」Kan Michinaga「菅達長」Kōsokabe Chikayasu「香宗我部親泰」Kutsuki Mototsuna「朽木元綱」Kinoshita Yoritsugu「木下頼継」Sasayama Sukeie「篠山資家」Umekita Kunikane「梅北国兼」Umekita Uprising「梅北一揆」Hoshiai Tomohira「星合具泰」Nishio Mitsunori「西尾光教」Nishio Naonori「西尾直教」Saitō Myōjun「斎藤妙純」Suzuki Shigetomo「鈴木重朝」Suzuki Shigetsugu「鈴木重次」Aso Koremitsu「阿蘇惟光」Miyoshi Isan「三好為三」Jō Chikamasa「城親賢」Kuroda Kumanosuke「黒田熊之助」Kiyama Jōtaku「木山紹宅」Kai Chikahide「甲斐親英」Kai Chikanao「甲斐親直」Kai Chikanobu「甲斐親宣」 Shimazu Tadachika「島津忠親」Yamada Arinobu「山田有信」Myōrin-ni「妙林尼」Battle of Nejirozaka「根白坂の戦い」Bitō Tomonobu「尾藤知宣」Susukida Kanesuke「薄田兼相」Kōriki Tadafusa「高力忠房」Suzuki Magoichi「鈴木孫一」Suzuki Shigeoki「鈴木重意」Kuwayama Sadaharu「桑山貞晴」Fukuma Motomichi「福間元道」Fukuma Motoaki「福間元明」Tsuda Kazunaga「津田算長」Okabe Nobukatsu「岡部宣勝」Kuwayama Motoharu「桑山元晴」Horiuchi Ujiyoshi「堀内氏善」Kuwayama Kazuharu「桑山一晴」Sugiwaka Mushin「杉若無心」Uda Yoritada「宇多頼忠」Tamaki Naganao「玉置永直」Kuwayama Shigeharu「桑山重晴」Azuchi-Momoyama Period「安土桃山時代」Negoro Group「根来衆」Tamaki Naokazu「玉置直和」Yukawa Naoharu「湯川直春」Miyoshi Yoshitsugu「三好義継」Hayashi Yoshikatsu「林能勝」Sieges of Kannonji Castle「観音寺城の戦い」Hewa Chikakiyo「戸波親清」Hewa Chikatake「戸波親武」Mori Muraharu「森村春」Shinohara Nagashige「篠原長重」Shinohara Nagafusa「篠原長房」Kawashima Koretada「川島惟忠」Umedo Takazane「梅戸高実」Rokkaku Sadayori「六角定頼」Rokkaku Yoshisada「六角義定」Rokkaku Takayori「六角高頼」Wada Korenaga「和田惟長」Awaya Narikata「栗屋就方」Battle of Motobuto Castle「本太城合戦」Yasutomi Morisada「安富盛定」Yukawa Naomitsu「湯川直光」Battle of Nakatomigawa「中富川の戦い」Battle of Hiketa「引田の戦い」Second Siege of Sogō Castle「第二次十河城の戦い」 Battle of Shōkoku Temple「相国寺の戦い」 Battle of Nakao Castle「中尾城の戦い」Sogō Masayasu「十河存保」Sogō Kazumasa「十河一存」Sogō Masayuki「十河存之」Hosokawa Mochitaka「細川持隆」First Siege of Sogō Castle「第一次十河城の戦い」Battle of Yariba「鑓場の戦い」Kume Yoshihiro「久米義広」Battle of Kumeda「久米田の戦い」Ogasawara Narisuke「小笠原成助」Yano Toramura「矢野虎村」Yano Kunimura「矢野国村」Tsuda Sōgyū「津田宗及」Kitamuki Dōchin「北向道陳」Nichikō「日こう」Miyoshi Jikkyū「三好実休」 Hosokawa Saneyuki「細川真之」Miyoshi Nagaharu「三好長治」Shinohara Jiton「篠原自遁」Itami Kunisuke「伊丹国扶」Akazawa Sōden「赤沢宗伝」Siege of Uezakura Castle「上桜城の戦い」Itami Chikaoki「伊丹親興」Shiokawa Nagamitsu「塩川長満」Miyoshi Sōi「三好宗渭」Yasutomi Motoie「安富元家」Yasutomi Mototsuna「安富元綱」Battle of Shōkoku Temple「相国寺の戦い」Battle of Higashi-Iwakura「東岩倉の戦い」Siege of Hitokura Castle「一庫城の戦い」Battle of Taihei Temple「太平寺の戦い」Hokke Uprising「法華一揆」Battle of Yamashina-Hongan Temple「山科本願寺の戦い」Battle of Honkoku Temple「本国寺合戦」Ikai Nobusada「猪飼昇貞」Sakai Masahisa「坂井政尚」Siege of Shōryūji Castle「勝竜寺城の戦い」Iwanari Tomomichi「岩成友通」Ikeda Nobumasa『池田信正」Second Siege of Yodoko Castle「第二次淀古城の戦い」Hosokawa Sumiyuki「細川澄之」Kōzai Motonaga「香西元長」First Siege of Yodoko Castle「第一次淀古城の戦い」 Siege of Hanakuma Castle「花隈城の戦い」Ikeda Tsuneoki「池田恒興」Yamashiro Keichō Uprising「山代慶長一揆」Hatakeyama Ietoshi「畠山家俊」Hatakeyama Yoshitsuna「畠山義綱」Hatakeyama Yoshitaka「畠山義隆」Hatakeyama Yoshitsugu「畠山義続」Hosokawa Yūsai「細川幽斎」Inaba Yoshimichi「稲葉良通」Isono Kazumasa「磯野員昌」Anyōji Ujitane「安養寺氏種」Tada Sanpachirō「多田三八郎」Obata Toramori「小畠虎盛」Yokota Takatoshi「横田高松」Yokota Muraaki「横田村詮」Battle of Komeno「米野の戦い」Battle to Traverse Kōda-Kisogawa「河田木曽川渡河の戦い」Nakamura Kazutada「中村一忠」Seki Kazumasa「関一政」Siege of Gifu Castle「岐阜城の戦い」Siege of Busanjin「釜山鎮の戦い」Matsudaira Yoshikage「松平好景」Battle of Zenmyōtsutsumi「善明堤の戦い」Battle of Asainawate「浅井畷の戦い」Battle of Bubaigawara「 分倍河原の戦い」Matsunaga Hisamichi「松永久通」Kasuya Takenori「糟屋武則」Furuichi Chōin「古市澄胤」Ochi Ienori「越智家令」Tsutsui Junken「筒井順賢」Tsutsui Junkoku「筒井順国」Tsutsui Junkei「筒井順慶」

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