Nagashige served the Tokugawa shogunate as its eleventh Kyoto shoshidai in the period spanning October 17, 1691 through May 15, 1702. He had previously been shogunate's magistrate or overseer of the country's temples and shrines (jisha bugyō) from Genroku 3, the 3rd day of the 12th month, through Genroku 4, the 26th day of the 4th month (1691).
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