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Kyōroku (享禄?) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō,?, lit. "year name") after Daiei and before Tenbun. This period started in August 1528 and ended July 1532.[1] During this time, the emperor was Go-Nara-tennō (後奈良天皇?).[2]

Events of the Kyōroku era

Statues were blackened in fire at Yakushi-ji in the 1st year of Kyōroku
  • 1528 (Kyōroku 1): Fire damaged Yakushi-ji in Nara.[3]
  • 1528 (Kyōroku 1): Konoe Tanye became Minister of the Left (sadaijin).[4]
  • 1529 (Kyōroku 2): Neo-Confucian scholar Wang Yangming died.[5]
  • 1530 (Kyōroku 3, 7th month): Kiyusho Hisatsune died at the age of 63. He had held the office of Chancellor (kampaku).[4]
  • 1531 (Kyōroku 4): The Kamakura shogunate office of Governor (shugo) was ended.[6]
  • 1532 (Kyōroku 5): Followers of the Ikko sect were driven out of Kyoto; and they settled in Osaka.[7]

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References

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Kyoroku" in Japan encyclopedia, p. 585.
  2. Nussbaum, "Go-Nara Tennō," p. 257; Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, pp. 372-382.
  3. Giesen, Walter. (2012). Japan, p. 428.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Titsingh, p. 373.
  5. Varley, Paul H. (2000). Japanese Culture, p. 207; Jansen, Marius B. (2002). The Making of Modern Japan, p. 248.
  6. Davis, David L. (1974). "Ikki in Late Medieval Japan," in Medieval Japan: Essays in Institutional History (John W. Hall, ed.), p. 242.
  7. Hauser, William B. (1974). Economic Institutional Change in Tokugawa Japan, p. 8.

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Preceded by:
Daiei
Era or nengō:
Kyōroku
Succeeded by:
Tenbun