Tokugawa Mitsutomo

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  • Japanese: 徳川 光友 (Tokugawa Mitsutomo)

Tokugawa Mitsutomo was the third Edo period lord of Owari han. A son of Tokugawa Yoshinao, he was a grandson of Tokugawa Ieyasu.

Mitsutomo was also the seventh generation master of the Yagyû Shinkage ryû school of swordsmanship.

He was married to Chiyohime, a daughter of Tokugawa Iemitsu by his concubine Ofuri-no-kata, in 1638.[1]

Preceded by:
Tokugawa Yoshinao
Lord of Owari han
Succeeded by:
Tokugawa Tsunanari


  1. Cecilia Segawa Seigle, “Tokugawa Tsunayoshi and the Formation of Edo Castle Rituals of Giving,” in Martha Chaiklin (ed.), Mediated by Gifts: Politics and Society in Japan 1350-1850, Brill (2017), 124-125.
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