Shirakawa Domain

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The Shirakawa Domain (白河藩 Shirakawa-han?) was a Japanese domain of the Edo period, located in Mutsu Province. Its most famous ruler was Matsudaira Sadanobu, the architect of the Kansei Reforms.

Shirakawa was also the scene of one of the battles of the Boshin War.

List of lords[edit]

  1. Nagashige
  2. Mitsushige
  1. Tadatsugu
  1. Tadayoshi
  2. Tadahiro
  1. Tadahiro
  1. Naonori
  2. Motochika
  3. Yoshichika
  1. Sadayoshi
  2. Sadakuni
  3. Sadanobu
  4. Sadanaga
  1. Masanori
  2. Masaatsu
  3. Masaakira
  4. Masakata
  5. Masasada
  6. Masahisa
  7. Masato
  8. Masakiyo

References[edit]

  • (Japanese) Shirakawa on "Edo 300 HTML" (9 Oct. 2007)
  • Ooms, Herman (1975). Charismatic Bureaucrat: A political biography of Matsudaira Sadanobu, 1758-1829. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.