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The Gusoku bugyō (具足奉行) was a government office under Japan's Tokugawa shogunate, concerned with the armament of the shōgun's soldiers.[1]

The office was established in 1604; however, this office was known as bugu-bugyō after 1863.[1]

List of Gusoku bugyō[edit]

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  1. ^ a b Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Ōmi" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 269, p. 269, at Google Books; n.b., Louis-Frédéric is pseudonym of Louis-Frédéric Nussbaum, see Deutsche Nationalbibliothek Authority File.


  • Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric and Käthe Roth. (2005). Japan encyclopedia. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. ISBN 978-0-674-01753-5; OCLC 58053128