Ichiryō gusoku

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The Ichiryō gusoku (一領具足), in Japanese history, were a group of farmer-samurai who served the Chōsokabe clan of Tosa Province. Under the Yamauchi clan, their privileges were reduced, and they became known as gōshi, a status inferior to the Yamauchi clan's retainers.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Turnbull, Stephen (2013). Samurai Armies 1467–1649. Bloomsbury Publishing. ISBN 9781472800039.