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Shōchū (正中?) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō,?, lit. "year name") after Genkō and before Karyaku. This period spanned the years from December 1324 to April 1326.[1] The reigning Emperor was Go-Daigo-tennō (後醍醐天皇?).[2]

Events of the Shōchū era

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  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Shōchū" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 877.
  2. Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du Japon, pp. 281-284; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki. pp. 239-241.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Titsingh, p. 283.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Titsingh, p. 284.
  5. Perkins, George. (1998). The Clear Mirror: A Chronicle of the Japanese Court during the Kamakura Period (1185-1333), pp. 183-184.

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