The 1569 siege of Kanbara was one of many sieges undertaken by the Takeda clan against the territories of the Hōjō clan during Japan's Sengoku period.

Siege of Kanbara
Part of the Sengoku period
Kanbara castle, Suruga province
Result Siege successful, Takeda victory
Forces of Takeda Shingen Forces of Hōjō Ujiyasu
Commanders and leaders
Takeda Katsuyori Hōjō Ujinobu 
Unknown 1,000

Takeda Katsuyori, the son of clan head Takeda Shingen, led the siege against Kanbara castle in Suruga province, which was held by a garrison of 1,000 men under the command of Hōjō Genan's son, Hōjō Ujinobu.[1] The castle fell on 6 December 1569, and Ujinobu was forced to kill himself.

References edit

  1. ^ "蒲原城" (in Japanese). じゃらん. Retrieved 25 July 2019.
  • Turnbull, Stephen (1998). 'The Samurai Sourcebook'. London: Cassell & Co.