The Kyûshû tandai were regional officers appointed by the Ashikaga Bakufu to oversee administration of Kyûshû during the 14th and 15th centuries. Unlike the Kanto Kubo to the East, the tandai were chosen for thier martial skill and leadership ability above thier lineage or clan affiliation.
Kyûshû Regional Officers
|1336 to 1500|
- Harrington, Lorraine. Regional Administration Under the Ashikaga Bakufu: Power and Politics Outside the Central Provinces PhD Dissertation, Standford University, 1983.