Matsudaira Ietada (Fukōzu)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Matsudaira Ietada
1st Lord of Omigawa
(Fukōzu-Matsudaira)
In office
1594–1600
Preceded by none
Succeeded by Matsudaira Tadayoshi
Personal details
Born 1547
Mikawa Province, Japan
Died September 8, 1600
Fushimi, Yamashiro Province, Japan
Nationality Japanese
This is about a member of the Fukōzu-Matsudaira. For others of the same name, see Matsudaira Ietada.
In this Japanese name, the family name is "Matsudaira".

Matsudaira Ietada (松平 家忠?, 1548 – September 8, 1600), also known as Matsudaira Tomomo no Suke, was a Japanese samurai of the Sengoku period.[1]

Early life[edit]

Ietada was the eldest son of Matsudaira Koretada, who was the head of the Fukōzu branch of the Matsudaira clan. Ietada served Tokugawa Ieyasu from a young age.,[1]

He fought in many of Ieyasu's campaigns, including against Takeda Katsuyori.[1]

Daimyo[edit]

In 1590, Ietada was granted Oshi Domain (100,000 koku) in Musashi Province. He was transferred to Kashira Domain in 1592 and to Omigawa Domain in 1594.[1]

In 1599, he was given command of Fushimi Castle near Kyoto.[1]

He was killed fighting with Ishida Mitsunari at the Battle of Sekigahara in 1600.[1]

Legacy[edit]

Ietada is known for his journal, Ietada nikki (家忠日記?), which he kept for the 17 year interval between 1575 and August 1594.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Kagami Kenkichi" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 616.
  2. ^ Kodansha. (1983). "Matsudaira Ietada" in Kodansha Encyclopedia of Japan, Vol. 5, p. 131; excerpt, "Ietada's diary, Ietada nikki, is a valuable historical source for the years 1577-94.}


Preceded by
Matsudaira Koretada
4th Fukōzu-Matsudaira family head
1575-1600
Succeeded by
Matsudaira Tadatoshi
Preceded by
none
1st Lord of Oshi
(Fukōzu-Matsudaira)

1590-1592
Succeeded by
Matsudaira Tadayoshi
Preceded by
none
1st Lord of Omigawa
(Fukōzu-Matsudaira)

1594-1600
Succeeded by
Matsudaira Tadatoshi