Nitta Yoshishige

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  • Died: 1202
  • Other Names: 大光院 (Taikô-in)
  • Japanese: 新田 義重 (Nitta Yoshishige)

Nitta Yoshishige was a grandson of Minamoto no Yoshiie, and ancestor of the Nitta clan.

Long considered to be of the Lower Junior Fifth Rank, Yoshishige was posthumously elevated to the Junior Second Rank in 1850.[1]


  • Arai Hakuseki, Joyce Ackroyd (trans.), Told Round a Brushwood Fire, University of Tokyo Press (1979), 304n124.
  1. Ishin Shiryô Kôyô 維新史料綱要, vol 1 (1937), 280.
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