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Inaba Masayasu

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Inaba Masayasu was a wakadoshiyori in service to the Tokugawa shogunate. He is perhaps best known for his assassination of TairĂ´ Hotta Masatoshi in 1684, after which he was killed by the castle guards. As his own son had died previously, this marked the end of his line.

References

  • Andrew Rankin, Seppuku: A History of Samurai Suicide, Kodansha International (2011), 123-124.
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