Hōjō Tsunanari

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

Hōjō Tsunanari (北条 綱成?, 1515 – June 11, 1587) was a samurai commander of the Hōjō clan during Japan's Sengoku period. The adopted brother of Hōjō Ujiyasu, he commanded the defense of Kawagoe castle against siege in 1545.

Twenty-six years later, Tsunanari was the commander of Fukazawa castle when it came under siege by the Takeda clan; defeated, Tsunanari withdrew to the Hōjō home castle at Odawara.

References[edit]

  • Turnbull, Stephen (1998). The Samurai Sourcebook. London: Cassell & Co.