Battle of Kyōkōji

The 1562 Battle of Kyōkōji (教興寺の戦い) was one of many battles fought between the Miyoshi and Hatakeyama in Japan's Sengoku period. On 19–20 May of that year, the battle was won by Miyoshi Nagayoshi over Hatakeyama Takamasa.

Battle of Kyōkōji
Part of the Sengoku period
Date19–20 May 1562
Location
Kyōkōji temple, Japan
34°37′7.4″N 135°38′10.5″E / 34.618722°N 135.636250°E / 34.618722; 135.636250Coordinates: 34°37′7.4″N 135°38′10.5″E / 34.618722°N 135.636250°E / 34.618722; 135.636250
Result Miyoshi victory
Belligerents
Japanese crest Sanngai Hisi ni itutu Kuginuki.svg Miyoshi clan Ashikaga mon.svg Hatakeyama clan
Commanders and leaders
Miyoshi Nagayoshi Hatakeyama Takamasa
Strength
60,000 40,000
Battle of Kyōkōji is located in Japan
Battle of Kyōkōji
Location within Japan

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