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Shimazu Hisataka

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  • Born: 1802
  • Died: 1873
  • Other Names: 豊後 (Bungo), 又八郎 (Matahachirou), 式部 (Shikibu)
  • Japanese: 島津 久宝 (Shimazu Hisataka)

Shimazu Hisataka, also known as Bungo, Matahachirô, and Shikibu, was a prominent Shimazu clan retainer, who served under three 19th century daimyô: Shimazu Narioki, Nariakira, and Tadayoshi. Born into the clan ruling over Kajiki, he served as a jôdai karô under Narioki and Nariakira. He was named Ryûkyû-gakari upon the death of Zusho Shôzaemon in 1848/12, and thus came to oversee affairs at the Ryûkyû-kan in Kagoshima.[1]

References

  • Honjin ni tomatta daimyô tachi 本陣に泊まった大名たち, Toyohashi, Aichi: Futagawa-juku honjin shiryôkan (1996), 83.
  1. "Shiryôhen kaidai shiryô honkoku: Edo dachi ni tsuki oose watashi dome" 「史料編解題・史料翻刻「江戸立二付仰渡留」」, in Kamiya Nobuyuki 紙屋敦之 (ed.), Kinsei Nihon ni okeru gaikoku shisetsu to shakai hen'yô 3: taikun gaikô kaitai wo ou 『近世日本における外国使節と社会変容(3)-大君外交解体を追う-』, Tokyo: Waseda University (2009), p42-43n8.; Ishin Shiryô Kôyô 維新史料綱要, vol 1 (1937), 177.
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