Fujiwara no Kitsushi

Fujiwara no Kitsushi (藤原(西園寺)姞子; 1225 – 20 October 1292) was an Empress consort of Japan. She was the consort of Emperor Go-Saga of Japan.

Saionji Kitsushi
西園寺姞子
Empress consort of Japan
Tenure5 September 1242 – 10 July 1248
Born1225
Died20 October 1292(1292-10-20) (aged 66–67)
Heian-kyō (Kyōto)
SpouseEmperor Go-Saga
IssueEmperor Go-Fukakusa
Princess Osako
Emperor Kameyama
Prince Masataka
Prince Sadayoshi
HouseYamato
FatherSaionji Saneuji
MotherShijō Sadako

Upon Emperor Go-Saga's passing, she ordained as a Buddhist nun and received the Dharma name Henchikaku (遍智覚).[1]

Issue:

    • Fourth son: Imperial Prince Hisahito (久仁親王) (Emperor Go-Fukakusa)
    • First daughter: Imperial Princess Osako (綜子内親王)[2]
    • Seventh son: Imperial Prince Tsunehito (恒仁親王) (Emperor Kameyama)
    • Eleventh son: Imperial Prince Masataka (雅尊親王)[2]
    • Thirteenth son: Imperial Prince Sadayoshi (貞良親王)[2]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ "大宮院". コトバンク (in Japanese). The Asahi Shimbun Company. Retrieved 2019-10-12.
  2. ^ a b c Emergence of Japanese Kingship, p5
Japanese royalty
Preceded by
Princess Rishi
Empress consort of Japan
1242–1248
Succeeded by
Princess Teruko