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Shôhô 4 (正保四年)

Timeline of 1647

  • 1647/6/24 - Two Portuguese ships arrive in Nagasaki harbor requesting trade. Their efforts to re-establish relations with Japan are ultimately rejected.
  • 1647/8/6 - The two Portuguese ships depart Nagasaki after being ordered to do so. Ten han (domains) send a total of 30,000 troops and 20,000 corvée laborers (boatmen) to contribute to the defense of the port.

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