Hōjō Shigetoki

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Note:There were other Hojo Shigetoki within the ruling family, but with different characters.

In this Japanese name, the family name is Hōjō.

Hōjō Shigetoki (北条重時?) (July 11, 1198 – November 26, 1261) was a Japanese samurai of the Kamakura period. He was the third Kitakata Rokuhara tandai, serving from 1230 to 1247. He was also known as Lord Gokuraku-ji (極楽寺殿 Gokurakuji-dono?). His writings influenced later samurai philosophy.


  • Stenstrup, Carl (1979). Hōjō Shigetoki, 1198-1261, and His Role in the History of Political and Ethical Ideas in Japan. (London: Curzon Press).