Fujiwara no Kenshi (Sanjō)

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Fujiwara no Kenshi
藤原妍子
Empress consort of Japan
Spouse Emperor Sanjō
House House of Yamato
Father Fujiwara no Michinaga
Mother Minamoto no Rinshi (源倫子?)
Born 994
Died October 16, 1027

Fujiwara no Kenshi (藤原 妍子?, 994 – October 16, 1027), also known as Empress Dowager Biwadono (枇杷殿皇太后?), was an empress consort of the Japanese Emperor Sanjō. She was the second daughter of Fujiwara no Michinaga and the mother of Princess Teishi.

Issue:

  • Imperial Princess Teishi (real pronunciation is unknown) (禎子内親王) (Empress Dowager Yōmei-mon In, 陽明門院) (1013–1094), Empress (kōgō) to Emperor Go-Suzaku, mother of Emperor Go-Sanjō

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Japanese royalty
Preceded by
Fujiwara no Shōshi
Empress consort of Japan
1012–1018
Succeeded by
Fujiwara no Seishi