Abe Motozane

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In this Japanese name, the family name is "Abe".

Abe Motozane (安倍 元真?, 1513 – November 10, 1587) was a Japanese samurai of the Sengoku period, who first served the Imagawa clan.[1] He was involved in the defense of Sunpu Castle, but had to retreat when Takeda Shingen attacked.[2] He later served Tokugawa Ieyasu in his battle against the Takedas, defending Hōkizuka Castle and defeating Miura Uemonnosuke.[1][2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Abe Motozane". Nihon jinmei daijiten+Plus (in Japanese). Kōdansha. Retrieved 6 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Abe, Takeshi (1987). "Abe Motozane". Sengoku jinmei jiten (in Japanese). Tokyo: Shinjinbutsu Ōraisha. p. 52. ISBN 4404014120. 
  3. ^ Yamamoto, Takeshi; Tetsuo Owada (1981). Sengoku daimyō kashindan jiten: Tōgoku hen (in Japanese). Tokyo: Shinjinbutsu Ōraisha. p. 328.