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ⓘ Eikyō was a Japanese era name after Shocho and before Kakitsu. This period started in September 1429 and ended in February 1441. During this time, the emperor w ..




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ⓘ Eikyō

Eikyō was a Japanese era name after Shocho and before Kakitsu. This period started in September 1429 and ended in February 1441. During this time, the emperor was Go-Hanazono -tennō.

                                     

1. Events of the Eikyō era

  • 14 April 1429 Eikyō 1, 9th day of the 3rd month: The name of Ashikaga Yoshinobu was changed to Yoshinori.
  • 1429: Yoshinori appointed shogun.
  • 1433 Eikyō 5, 6th month: Letter from Emperor of China to the Shogun assumes wrongly that the head of the Ashikaga shogunate is the "king of Japan."
  • 1433 Eikyō 5, 10th month: Former-Emperor Go-Komatsu died.
  • 1438 Eikyō 10: Revolt against the shogunate led by Ashikaga no Mochiuji.