Seven Spears of Kanie

蟹江七本槍

The Seven Spears of Kanie refers to seven retainers of the Imagawa or Tokugawa clans who fought valorously during the Siege of Kanie Castle in 1555, as recognized in later eras.  These bushō included Ōkubo Tadakazu, Ōkubo Tadatoshi (or Ōkubo Tadakatsu), Ōkubo Tadayo, Ōkubo Tadasuke, Abe Tadamasa, and Sugiura Sadashizu, Sugiura 鎮栄.