Genna 8 (元和八年)
Timeline of 1622
- 1622/2/28 Bakufu orders daimyô to repair Edo castle.
- 1622/4/17 Tokugawa Hidetada visits Nikkô.
- 1622/8/5 Fifty-five Christians executed in Hizen.
- 1622/8/16 Bakufu confiscates Yamagata han in Dewa province from Mogami Yoshitoshi.
- 1622/10/1 Bakufu confiscates Utsunomiya han territory from Honda Masazumi. Masazumi is expelled to Dewa.
Other Events of 1622
- A fire destroys the Japantown and Dutch East India Company factory in Ayutthaya.
- Conflict breaks out between Ayutthaya and Cambodia. Ayutthaya sends a letter to Sakai Tadao informing the shogunate that Ayutthaya's mission to Japan will be delayed until the next year.
- The Kingdom of Ryûkyû is permitted by Ming China to send tribute missions once every five years.
- King Shô Hô of Ryûkyû requests formal investiture from Ming China.
Births and Deaths