Konoe Fusatsugu

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Konoe Fusatsugu (近衛 房嗣, 1402 – 1488), the first son of Tadatsugu, was a kugyō or Japanese court noble of the Muromachi period (1336–1573). He held a regent position kampaku from 1445 to 1447. With a commoner he had sons Konoe Norimoto (近衛 教基, 1423-1462) and Masaie.

His posthumous name is Go-Chisoku-In (後知足院).

Career[edit]

  • Ōei 33, on the 24th day of the 7th month (1426): Naidaijin (内大臣)
  • Eikyō 1, on the 4th day of the 8th month (1429): Udaijin (右大臣)
  • Eikyō 10, on the 4th day of the 9th month (1438): Sadaijin (左大臣)
  • Bun'an 2, on the 23rd day of the 11th month (1445): Kampaku (関白) and Ujichōja (氏長者)(Head of Fujiwara clan)
  • Bun'an 4, on the 15th day of the 6th month (1447): retire from Kampaku
  • Kanshō 2, on the 25th day of the 21st month (1461): Daijō Daijin (太政大臣) and Ju-Ichii (従一位)
  • Kanshō 4 (1463): retire from Daijō Daijin
  • Bunmei 6 (1474): He became a priest (Buddhist name - Daitsū, 大通).
  • Chōkyō 2, on the 19th day of the 10th month (1488): He died at the age of 87.

References[edit]

  • ネケト. 近衛家(摂家) (in Japanese). Retrieved 2007-08-18. 
  • Owada, T. et al. (2003). ‘’Nihonshi Shoka Keizu Jimmei Jiten’’. Kōdansya. (Japanese)