Princess Ki

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Princess Ki (紀皇女) was a Japanese princess during the Asuka period of Japanese history. She was a daughter of Emperor Temmu and Lady Ōnu, whose father was Soga no Akaye. Her brother was Prince Hozumi and her sister Princess Takata.


Some people say that she was once a wife of Prince Karu, a grandson of Empress Jitō, but no clear evidence exists.

Man'yōshū has some poems of her love of Prince Yuge, a son of Princess Ōe. No other historical materials recording about her life are existing. No records say that she married him.