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Tenshō (天承?) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō,?, lit. "year name") after Daiji and before Chōshō. This period started in January 1131 and ended in August 1132.[1] The reigning emperor was Sutoku-tennō (崇徳天皇?).[2]

Events of the Tenshō Era

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  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Tenshō" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 961.
  2. Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, pp. 181-185; Brown, Delmer et al. (1979). Gukanshō, pp. 322-324; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki, pp. 204-205.
  3. Titsingh, p. 183.

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