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Chōroku (長禄?) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō,?, lit. "year name") after Kōshō and before Kanshō. This period started in September 1457 and ended in December 1460.[1] During this time, the emperor was Go-Hanazono-tennō (後花園天皇?).[2]

Events of the Chōroku era

In the 3rd year of Chōroku, the shogun paid for repairs and maintenance costs at Atsuta Shrine
  • 1458 (Chōroku 2, 8th month): The stolen Sacred Jewel was returned to the emperor.[3]

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  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Chōroku" in Japan encyclopedia, p. 122.
  2. Nussbaum, "Go-Hanazono Tennō," p. 252; Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, pp. 331-350.
  3. Titsingh, p. 349.
  4. Ponsonby-Fane, Richard. (1962). Studies in Shinto and Shrines, p. 452.

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