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Book II Ōta Izumi No Kami Composed This. Eiroku 12 [1569], The Year Of Earth Junior And The Serpent

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This is about the attack on the enemys rear in the area of the Katsura River. There were the most eminent men who were killed. A report on this action was sent to Nobunaga. Completing the three days journey to Kyoto, Nobunaga rode into Rokujō He ordered warriors from fourteen provinces to work widening the moat around the grounds of the old fort at Nijō On Eiroku 12, the Year of Earth Junior and the Serpent, Second Month, 27th day, at the Hour of the Dragon , a ceremony was held to start construction work. The project was finished rapidly. He set out for a campaign in Ise and attacked Azaka Castle. He laid siege to Okawachi Castle. The provincial governor and his son handed over Okawachi Castle to Takikawa Sakon and Tsuda Kamon. Nobunaga reported to Shogun Yoshiaki on how he had pacified the entire province of Ise.

Keywords: attack; ceremony; construction work; Eiroku; Ise; Katsura River; Nobunaga; Okawachi Castle; Serpent; Year of Earth Junior



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