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Inoue Masamine

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  • Born: 1653
  • Died: 1722/5/17
  • Titles: Kawachi-no-kami
  • Other Names: Masamichi
  • Japanese: 井上正岑 (Inoue Masamine)

Inoue Masamine served as a member of the rôjû from 1705 to 1722.

Though Inoue suffered from chronic illness in 1722, Shogun Tokugawa Yoshimune declined to grant his requests for permission to retire as rôjû; as a result, Inoue died on 1722/5/17 while still actively holding that post.[1]

References

  • Arai Hakuseki, Joyce Ackroyd (trans.), Told Round a Brushwood Fire, University of Tokyo Press (1979), 312n37.
  1. Okazaki Hironori, "Kyôhô-ki Ii-ke no zôtô girei to bakusei/hansei," in Asao Naohiro (ed.), Fudai daimyô Ii ke no girei, Hikone Castle Museum (2004), 131.
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