Shō Sei

Shō Sei (尚清, 1497–1555) was king of the Ryukyu Kingdom from 1526 to 1555.[2] He was the fifth son of King Shō Shin, who he succeeded.

Shō Sei
尚清
King of Ryūkyū
Reign1526-1555
PredecessorShō Shin
SuccessorShō Gen
BornManikiyotarugani (真仁堯樽金)
1497
Died1555
Burial
SpouseUmimajingani Ajiganashi
ConcubineMazuru-gane, Shirono Ōajishirare
Maninaku-gane, Ōajishirare
Mayojin-gane, Ōajishirare
Yonabaru Agomosirare
IssueShō Tei, Crown Prince Nakagusuku
Shō Gen, Prince Kume-Nakagusuku
Shō Yōsō, Prince Katsuren Chōsō
Shō Kanshin, Prince Ōie
Shō Kan, Prince Chatan Chōri
Shō Hankoku, Prince Kochinda Chōten
Shō Sōken, Prince Ie Chōgi
Shō Kōtoku, Prince Yuntanza Chōbyo
Shō Kyōrei, Prince Tomigusuku Chōkyō
Shō Etsu, Prince Haneji Chōbu
Princess Aoriyae Ajiganashi
Princess Shuriōkimi Ajiganashi
Names
Shō Sei (尚清)
Divine nameTenitsugi-no-ajisohe (天続之按司添)[1]
HouseSecond Shō dynasty
FatherShō Shin
MotherUmitogani Ajiganashi

Shō Sei suppressed a rebellion on Amami Ōshima in 1537 and took steps to improve defenses against wakō that same year.

Shō Sei died in 1555 and was succeeded by his second son Shō Gen.

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NotesEdit

  1. ^ 琉球国王の神号と『おもろさうし』 (PDF) (in Japanese).
  2. ^ Kerr, George H. (2000). Okinawa: The History of an Island People, pp. 115–116., p. 115, at Google Books

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Regnal titles
Preceded by
Shō Shin
King of Ryūkyū
1527-1555
Succeeded by
Shō Gen