Oda Nagamasu

Oda Nagamasu (織田 長益, 1548 – January 24, 1622) was a Japanese daimyō who lived from the late Sengoku period through the early Edo period. Also known as Yūraku (有楽) and Urakusai (有楽斎), he was a brother of Oda Nobunaga.[1] Nagamasu converted to Christianity in 1588 and took the baptismal name of John.

Oda Nagamasu
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Oda Nagamasu
Personal details
Born1548
Owari Province, Japan
DiedJanuary 24, 1621
Kyoto, Yamashiro Province, Japan
NationalityJapanese

Nagamasu was an accomplished practitioner of the tea ceremony, which he studied under the master, Sen no Rikyū. He eventually started his own school of the tea ceremony.

Nagamasu divided his fief between his sons Nagamasa and Hisanaga. Nagamasa founded the Kaijū-Shibamura Domain,[2] while Hisanaga became lord of the Yanagimoto Domain.[3]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Nihonshi yōgoshū B. (Tokyo: Yamakawa shuppansha, 2000), p. 129.
  2. ^ (in Japanese) "Shibamura-han" on Edo 300 HTML Archived 2016-03-03 at the Wayback Machine (14 July 2008).
  3. ^ (in Japanese) "Yanagimoto-han" on Edo 300 HTML Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine (14 July 2008).

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