Battle of Kōnodai (1538)

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1st Battle of Kōnodai
Part of the Sengoku period
Date 1538
Location Kōnodai, Shimōsa Province
Result Hōjō victory
Hōjō forces Satomi/Ashikaga forces
Commanders and leaders
Hōjō Ujitsuna Satomi Yoshitaka, Ashikaga Yoshiaki (Oyumi)

The 1538 battle of Kōnodai took place during the Sengoku period of Japanese history, fought by the leader of the Hōjō, Hōjō Ujitsuna, against the combined forces of Satomi Yoshitaka and Ashikaga Yoshiaki (Oyumi). After a long-fought battle between the Hōjō and the allied forces, Ujitsuna arose as the victor.


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