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The Eight DO
SANINDO - The Eight Roads of KOTO
IZUMO DOEI YOSHII




BIZEN O-EI KIYONORI(2) supplies his Buddhist Spirit name, DOEI for the IZUMO YOSHII School. 
O-EI finds YOSHII smiths transferring to IZUMO. 
Key: Evenly laid "Large Bean" GUNOME or KO-GUNOME in BIZEN-style clearish white NIOI and MURA NIE. HIRO-SUGUHA, GUNOME or fat and round-topped GUNOME-MIDARE. 
YAKIBA is wide and evenly laid. 
SUE-BIZEN white. 
TATE NIE ITOME "thread" NIE. 
NODO "Throat" NIE (deepens in MONOUCHI) and deep KAERI that may produce MUNE-YAKI.
MUROMACHI to SENGOKU SUGATA. MOKUME HADA. See BIZEN YOSHII School  
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_______________                      TAKAZANE KAN-GEN 1243
YOSHII SANENORI                      ___|____
GEN-O 1319 From BIZEN                TAKANORI GEN-O 1319
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SANENORI: ITAME with JI-NIE.               SANENORI KEM-MU 1334 
KO-NIE KO-GUNOME or KO-GUNOME              ________             
CHOJI KO-MIDARE with SUNAGASHI.            SANENORI SHO-HEI 1346
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BIZEN NAGANORI(3) TEI-WA 1345              YOSHITOSHI TEI-JI 1362
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BIZEN NAGANORI(4) O-EI 1394       BIZEN NAGANORI(1) EI-TOKU 1381 
 Came to IZUMO _____________________________|____   
               BIZEN YOSHINORI is IZUMO YOSHINORI(1) O-EI 1394   
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       3rd BIZEN KIYONORI becomes IZUMO YOSHINORI(2)    MORINORI
______________                           EI-KYO 1429    O-EI 1394
BIZEN KAGENORI(3) TEI-WA 1345
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BIZEN KIYONORI(2) O-EI 1394   BIZEN NORITSUNA MEI-TOKU 1390
DOEI - IZUMO Founder          __________|____    
   |                          IZUMO NORITSUNA KA-KICHI 1444
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IZUMO KIYONORI(1) EI-KYO 1429         NAGANORI(2) EI-KYO 1429 
___|__________                        ___|____  (from O-EI BIZEN)
IZUMO KIYONORI(2) KO-SHO 1455         NAGANORI(3) CHO-ROKU 1457
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IZUMO KIYONORI(3) BUN-MEI 1469        NAGANORI(4) BUN-MEI 1469 
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IZUMO KIYONORI(4) MEI-O 1492                MASANORI BUN-AN 1444 
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IZUMO KIYONORI(5) EI-SHO 1504               MORIHISA HO-TOKU 1449
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IZUMO KIYONORI(6) EI-ROKU 1558              MORIHISA TAI-EI 1521 
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________                 GASSAN KANENAGA    MORIHISA TEN-MON 1532
FUYUHIRO TEN-MON 1532       TEN-SHO 1573
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FUYUHIRO(1) MORIYAMA GENBEInoJO EI-ROKU 1558      
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FUYUHIRO(2) MORIYAMA YOSABURO TEN-SHO 1573      into the MEI-JI

IZUMO DOEI YOSHII School
YOSHITOSHI TEI-JI (f: IWATO ICHIMONJI YOSHIUJI): From BIZEN. 
        ITAME HADA. CHOJI KO-MIDARE and GUNOME-MIDARE HA.
    MEI: UNSHU JU YOSHITOSHI

NAGANORI(4) O-EI: NAGA form: CHO "Long." From BIZEN YOSHII DEN. 
           Brought YOSHII style in O-EI. MOKUME. KO-GUNOME HA.
    MEI: KISHIN NAGANORI
         BIZEN-no-KUNI YOSHII JU NAGANORI

NAGANORI(1) EI-TOKU (f: BIZEN NAGANORI 3):  NAGA is YUNG "River."
        His father used CHO "Long." Transferred from BIZEN with
        YOSHII style KO-GUNOME HA.
    MEI: BIZEN-no-KUNI YOSHII NAGANORI

NAGANORI(2) EI-KYO (f: KIYONORI): From BIZEN. NAGA: YUNG "River."
        YOSHII "Large Bean" KO-GUNOME HA that is evenly laid. 
    MEI: NAGANORI
         BIZEN-no-KUNI YOSHII NAGANORI

YOSHINORI(1) O-EI (t: UNJI, f: NAGANORI): SUKESHICHIRO. Came from 
           BIZEN YOSHII. MOKUME. BIZEN YOSHII style KO-GUNOME HA.
UNJI School, becomes the first YOSHINORI See YOSHII
    MEI: YOSHINORI          IZUMO YOSHINORI          BIZEN-no-KUNI YOSHII YOSHINORI          BIZEN-no-KUNI YOSHII JU YOSHINORI YOSHINORI(2) EI-KYO (f: BIZEN YOSHINORI 1): 3rd BIZEN KIYONORI          changed his name following his father's death to continue         his line in IZUMO. He is the 3rd BIZEN YOSHINORI. Evenly         laid YOSHII KO-NIE KO-GUNOME HA.     MEI: YOSHINORI          FUJIWARA YOSHINORI          BIZEN-no-KUNI YOSHII YOSHINORI MORINORI O-EI (f: YOSHINORI 1): MOKUME. Evenly laid GUNOME-MIDARE         of HOSO-width.     MEI: MORINORI          BIZEN-no-KUNI YOSHII MORINORI BIZEN KIYONORI(2) O-EI (f: KAGENORI): DOEI is the Buddhist            posthumous name of BIZEN O-EI KIYONORI and has been            given the school by time. Evenly laid GUNOME-MIDARE HA.     MEI: FUJIWARA KIYONORI          BIZEN-no-KUNI YOSHII KIYONORI KIYONORI(1) EI-KYO (f: YOSHINORI 1): IZUMO DOEI Group. His father         is given as KIYONORI and elsewhere as YOSHINORI(1). It         is therefore possible that he was YOSHINORI(2), - or his         son. MOKUME. NIOI-DEKI SUGUHA and YOSHII round-topped          "Large Beans" KO-GUNOME of uniform height.      MEI: FUJIWARA KIYONORI          UNSHU JU FUJIWARA KIYONORI




Bizen Yoshii Yoshinori Tachi
Nagasa: 71.2cm

Shinogi-tsukuri, Ihori-mune.
Old style, graceful Tachi Sugata with elongated Chu-Kissaki.
Itame Hada that runs. O-Hada and wet Ji-Nie.
Yoshii style mounding Gunome-Midare Ba has Ko-Nie in deep Nioi Fukashi.
Boshi deepens to Saagari KoMaru.
Ubu and swept Kurijiri Nakago has two Mekugi-ana. Mumei.

See Yoshii School
See Yoshii Yoshinori in Ugai








IZUMO DOEI YOSHII - DOEI Group
KIYONORI(2) KO-SHO: MOKUME. Evenly laid GUNOME HA.
    MEI: FUJIWARA KIYONORI
         DOEI KIYONORI

KIYONORI(3) BUN-MEI: UNSHU JU FUJIWARA KIYONORI


NORITSUNA(1) MEI-TOKU (f: BIZEN KAGENORI):  BIZEN YOSHII. MOKUME.
        SUGUHA with ASHI and evenly laid KO-GUNOME.
    MEI: NORITSUNA
         BISHU YOSHII NORITSUNA
         BIZEN-no-KUNI YOSHII NORITSUNA

NORITSUNA(2) KA-KICHI: Also dated KAN-SHO 1460. Transferred from
        BIZEN. UNSHU JU. KO-GUNOME MIDARE HA. 
    MEI: NORITSUNA
         BIZEN-no-KUNI YOSHII NORITSUNA

MORINORI KO-SHO: MORI form: SHU "Protect." Transferred to IZUMO. 
    MEI: FUJIWARA MORINORI
         BISHU OSAFUNE MORINORI

MASANORI BUN-AN (t: NAGAMORI): DOEI Group. From BUN-AN 1444 to
        BUN-MEI 1469. First signed TOSHIYOSHI. MOKUME HADA has
        JI-NIE. NIOI HOSO-SUGUHA with "Bean" KO-MIDARE BA.

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YOSHINORI TEN-MON 1532
    MEI: IZUMO-no-KUNI JUNIN YOSHINORI
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KIYOHIRA KO-JI 1555

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GASSAN KANENAGA TEN-SHO 1573
        Transferred from DEWA after TEN-MON period. He was born 
        in MINO. TEN-MON 1532 to TEN-SHO 1573 periods. Work in 
        the SUE-SEKI sword style. 
     KANENAGA
     UNSHU JU KANENAGA
     GASSAN KANENAGA SAKU
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MUNEYOSHI EI-SHO 1504
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MUNEYOSHI TEN-MON 1532
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MUNEYOSHI TEN-SHO 1573

MUNEYOSHI EI-SHO: UNSHU JU MUNEYOSHI SAKU

MUNEYOSHI TEN-SHO: JIROBE. Worked in IWAMI. MOKUME HADA. SUGUHA 
           and KO-MIDARE BA.
    MEI: UNSHU JU MUNEYOSHI SAKU
         UNSHU JU JIROBE-no-JO MUNEYOSHI 
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