Ashikaga Yoshiteru, The 13th Ashikaga Shogun was assassinated in June 450 years ago, June 17, 1565. Ashikaga Yoshiteru reigned as the 13th Ashikaga Shogun from 1546 to 1565. Born March 31, 1536, he was the first son of the 12th shogun, Ashikaga Yoshiharu. Yoshiteru was just 11 when his father was forced to retire due… Read More Ashikaga Yoshiteru – 13th Ashikaga Shogun.
This is a document analysis I did in 2010 regarding the Tokugawa Edict of 1635. It is a little long but it tells the history of the edict and how it changed the future of Japan at the start of Tokugawa rule. The “Closed country edict of 1635” was the Tokugawa bakufu (government) legislations enforced… Read More Edict of 1635 and its inception