Modern-day map of Iwate Prefecture; the city of Ichinoseki, which contains the Tamura clan's former territory, is highlighted in red.
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It was part of the fighting in Mutsu Province (northern Honshū). The Tamura became part of the Date clan through intermarriage, and despite the family's abolishment in the Azuchi-Momoyama period, it was revived in the Edo period as an independent family of daimyo closely connected to the Date of Sendai.
Main line (Ichinoseki)
As lord of Iwanuma
As lord of Ichinoseki
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