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Inoue

 

  • Domain: Hamamatsu
  • Stipend: 60,000 koku
  • Class: Fudai 4
  • Headquarters: Hamamatsu Castle (Hilltop)

Daimyo family native to Mikawa and descended from Minamoto Yorisue (Seiwa-Genji).

Elder branch which resided successively: in 1623 at Yokosuka (Totomi -- 55,000 koku); in 1645 at Kasama (Hitachi); in 1692 at Gujo (Mino); in 1697 at Kameyama (Tanba); in 1702 at Shimodate (Hitachi); in 1703 at Kasama (Hitachi); in 1747 at Iwakidaira (Mutsu -- 60,000 koku); in 1758 at Hamamatsu (Totomi); in 1817 at Tanakura (Mutsu); in 1836 at Tatebayashi (Kozuke); in 1845 at Hamamatsu (Totomi).

NOTE: Transferred to Tsurumai (Kazusa) shortly before the Restoration.

Succession

  • Kiyohide
  • Masanori
  • Masatoshi
  • Masato
  • Masamine
  • Masayuki
  • ...
  • Masatsune - 1st Inoue daimyo of Hamamatsu (Totomi -- 60,000 koku)
  • Masasada
  • Masatomo - 3rd Inoue daimyo of Hamamatsu; 1st Inoue daimyo of Tanakura (Mutsu -- 60,000 koku)
  • Masaharu - 2nd Inoue daimyo of Tanakura; daimyo of Tatebayashi (Kozuke -- 60,000 koku)
  • Masatsune - 1st Inoue daimyo of Hamamatsu (1845-1848)
  • Masanao (daimyo 1847- )

Related Branches

  • Junior branch: Shimotsuma (Hitachi -- 10,000 koku)
  • 3rd branch: Takaoka (Shimosa -- 14,000 koku)

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Ota

 

  • Domain: Kakegawa
  • Stipend: 50,000 koku
  • Class: Fudai 5
  • Headquarters: Kakegawa Castle (Hilltop)

Family of daimyo descended from Minamoto Yorimasa (Seiwa-Genji).

Succession

  • Sukekiyo (1411-1493)
  • Sukenaga (1432-1486)
  • ...
  • Suketaka
  • Yasusuke
  • ...
  • Sukemune - Daimyo of  Nishio (Mikawa -- 35,000 koku); 1st Ota daimyo of Hamamatsu (Totomi -- 35,000 koku)
  • Suketsugu
  • Sukenao - 1st Ota daimyo of Tanaka (Suruga -- 50,000 koku)
  • Sukeharu - 2nd Ota daimyo of Tanaka; daimyo of Tanakura (Mutsu -- 50,000 koku); 1st Ota daimyo of Tatebayashi (Kozuke -- 50,000 koku)
  • Suketoshi (daimyo 1746-1763) - 2nd Ota daimyo of Tatebayashi; 1st Ota daimyo of Kakegawa
  • Sukeyoshi (daimyo 1763-1805)
  • Sukenobu (daimyo 1805-1808)
  • Suketoki (daimyo 1808-1810)
  • Sukemoto (daimyo 1810-1841)
  • Sukekatsu (daimyo 1841-1862)
  • Sukeyoshi (daimyo 1862- )

Notable Ancestors

  • Ota Sukekuni

Descendant of Yorimasa in the 5th generation, settled down at Ota (Tanba) and took that name.

  • Ota Sukekiyo (1411-1493)

Served Uesugi (Ogigayatsu) Mochitomo and became his minister (shitsuji). Defeated by Ashikaga Shigeuji in 1451 and in 1454, he shaved his head and took the name of Doshin.

  • Ota Sukenaga (1432-1486)

Eldest son of Sukekiyo, in 1455 succeeded his father. The next year, he built a castle at Edo, and in 1458 shaved his head and took the name of Dokan, by which he is chiefly known. In 1464 he repaired to Kyoto, where he was received by the emperor Go-Tsuchi-mikado and the Shogun Yoshimasa. At the time, Nagao Kageharu was preparing to revolt against his suzerain Uesugi Akisada: after having tried in vain to deter him from his purpose, Dokan informed Akisada, and Kageharu was defeated. When war broke out between the two Yamanouchi and Ogigayatsu branches of Uesugi, Dokan sided with the former, and was assassinated by order of Sadamasa, head of the latter branch.

  • Ota Suketaka

Grandson of Sukenaga, served Hojo Ujitsuna, and resided at the castle of Iwabuchi (Musashi).

  • Ota Yasusuke

Son of Suketaka, served Hojo Ujiyasu. He defeated the lord of Oda (Hitachi), who had revolted against the Hojo. In 1563 he himself attempted to become independent, and with the help of Satomi Yochihiro, tried to seize the Edo castle, but he was beaten by Ujiyasu at Konodai (Shimosa).

A daughter of Yasusuke, Okaji, was married to Ieyasu.

  • Ota Sukemune

Grandson of Yasusuke, in 1638 received the fief of Nishio (Mikawa), then in 1645 that of Hamamatsu (Totomi -- 35,000 koku).

His descendants resided successively: 1687-1703 at Tanaka (Suruga); 1703-1728 at Tanakura (Mutsu); 1728-1746 at Tatebayashi (Kozuke); and from 1746 at Kakegawa (Totomi -- 50,000 koku).

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Nishio

 

  • Domain: Yokosuka
  • Stipend: 35,000 koku
  • Class: Fudai 5
  • Headquarters: Yokosuka Castle (Hilltop)

Family of daimyo, descended from Kira (Seiwa-Genji).

Succession

  • Yoshitsugu (1530-1606)
  • ...
  • Tadanaka - 1st Nishio daimyo of Tsuchiura (Hitachi -- 20,000 koku)
  • Tadateru
  • Tadaakira - 1st Nishio daimyo of Tanaka (Suruga -- 25,000 koku)
  • Tadanari (1653-1713, daimyo 1682-1713) - 2nd Nishio daimyo of Tanaka; daimyo of Komoro (Shinano -- 25,000 koku); 1st Nishio daimyo of Yokosuka
  • Tadanao (1689-1760, daimyo 1713-1760)
  • Tadamitsu (1716-1789, daimyo 1760-1782)
  • Tadayuki (1746-1801, daimyo 1782-1801)
  • Tadayoshi (1768-1831, daimyo 1801-1829)
  • Tadataka (1811-1857, daimyo 1829-1843)
  • Tadasaka (1821-1861, daimyo 1843-1861)
  • Tadaatsu (1850-1910, daimyo 1861- )

Notable Ancestors

  • Nishio Yoshitsugu (1530-1606)

Son of Kira Mochihiro, successively served Nobunaga, Hideyoshi, and Ieyasu. His descendants settle in 1617 at Tsuchiura (Hitachi), in 1649 at Tanaka (Suruga), in 1679 at Komoro (Shinano), in 1682 at Yokosuka, where they remained.

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Tanuma

 

  • Domain: Sagara
  • Stipend: 10,000 koku
  • Class: Fudai 5
  • Headquarters: Municipal office

Daimyo family descended from the Fujiwara.

Succession

  • Okiyuki
  • Okitsugu (1719-1788)
  • Okitomo ( -1784)
  • Okikazu
  • ...
  • Okimasa (daimyo 1823-1836) - 1st Tanuma daimyo of Sagara
  • Okitome (daimyo 1836-1840)
  • Okitaka (daimyo 1840- )

Notable Ancestors

  • Tanuma Okiyuki

As samurai of Kii, in 1716 he accompanied his lord Yoshimune to Edo, when the latter was named Shogun.

  • Tanuma Okitsugu (1719-1788)

Son of Okiyuki, served the Shogun Ieshige and Ieharu. In 1772 he was named roju and received the fief of Sagara (Totomi). In 1787 his bad administration and ambitious views caused him to be dispossessed.

  • Tanuma Okitomo ( -1784)

Son of Okitsugu, was wakadoshiyori. His arrogant behavior caused a quarrel with Sano Masakoto, who killed him in the palace of the Shogun.

  • Tanuma Okikazu

At the death of Okitsugu, he received a revenue of 10,000 koku at Shimomura (Mutsu). In 1823 the family was transferred to Sagara, where it remained.

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