Eifuku Mon'in

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Eifuku Mon'in
Empress consort of Japan
Tenure1288–1298
PredecessorPrincess Reishi
SuccessorFujiwara no Kinshi
Born1271
Died1342 (aged 70–71)
SpouseEmperor Fushimi
IssueEmperor Go-Fushimi (adopted)
HouseYamato

Eifuku Mon'in (永福門院) (also written Eifuku-mon In) or Saionji Shōko (西園寺しょう子, 西園寺鏱子, 1271–June 10, 1342) was a celebrated Japanese poet of the Kamakura period, and a consort of the 92nd emperor, Fushimi. She was a member of the Kyōgoku school of verse (京極派, Kyōgoku-ha), and her work appears in the Gyokuyōshū.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ p. 160, Acts of Worship, Yukio Mishima, tr. John Bester, pub. Kodansha, Tokyo, 1990. ISBN 0-87011-824-2/ISBN 4-7700-1507-0
Japanese royalty
Preceded by
Princess Reishi
Empress consort of Japan
1288–1298
Succeeded by
Fujiwara no Kinshi