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BIZEN YOSHII NAGANORI Line - FUKUOKA Roots 
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FUKUOKA MUNEYOSHI             NORITSUNA KA-GEN 1303
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NAGANORI(1) KO-AN 1278        NORINAO KEM-MU 1334
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NAGANORI(2) KEN-GEN 1302      BIZEN NORITSUNA(1) MEI-TOKU 1390 
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NAGANORI(3) TEI-WA 1345       IZUMO NORITSUNA(2) KA-KICHI 1441
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NAGANORI      NAGANORI(1) EI-TOKU 1381      NORINAO O-EI 1394
O-AN 1368         |___________________________________
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________      NAGANORI(2) O-EI 1394  SUKESHICHIRO YOSHINORI(1) 
NAGANORI             _________________________________|
EI-SHO 1504     ____|___             _________________|____
________        MORINORI             First signed: KIYONORI(3)
NAGANORI        O-EI 1394    Became: SUKESHICHIRO YOSHINORI(3)
TEN-MON 1532    To IZUMO     (2nd IZUMO YOSHINORI) EI-KYO 1429   

NAGANORI(1) KO-AN (f: MUNEYOSHI): SABEInoJO. NAGA: CHO "Long." 
           FUKUOKA descendant and considered one of the YOSHII 
           Founders. Work period from KO-AN 1278 to EI-NIN 1293. 
           One theory has NAGANORI(1) and (2) the same man. Low 
           MOKUME. CHOJI KO-MIDARE BA or KO-GUNOME, evenly laid. 
           See NAGANORI(2). See Examples in Fukuoka
     NAGANORI
     BIZEN-no-KUNI JUNIN NAGANORI
     BIZEN-no-KUNI FUKUOKA JUNIN SABEInoJO NAGANORI TSUKURU

NAGANORI(2) KEN-GEN (f: NAGANORI 1): NAGA form: CHO "Long." Work 
           from SHO-AN 1299 to BUN-PO 1317, although he may have 
           been the same man as NAGANORI(1). His inscriptions 
           show both OSAFUNE and FUKUOKA as residences. Narrow 
           TACHI SUGATA. HOSO-SUGU width of KO-MAME TSUBU 
           "Separate Beans" KO-GUNOME with ASHI. YOSHII is famous 
           for evenly laid GUNOME. 
     NAGANORI
     BIZEN-no-KUNI FUKUOKA JU SABEInoJO NAGANORI
     BIZEN-no-KUNI OSAFUNE JU SABEInoJO NAGANORI TSUKURU

NAGANORI(3) TEI-WA (f: NAGANORI): NAGA form: CHO "Long." Possibly 
           the son of KAGENORI. Transferred to IZUMO in his later 
           career. Evenly set KO-GUNOME HA.
     OSAFUNE NAGANORI
     BIZEN-no-KUNI YOSHII JU NAGANORI

NORINAO KEM-MU (f: NORITSUNA): Late FUKUOKA. MOKUME. NIOI 
        KO-CHOJI BA. Two-character MEI.

NORITSUNA(1) MEI-TOKU: MOKUME. Evenly laid KO-GUNOME with ASHI.
           2nd NORITSUNA in IZUMO, KA-KICHI 1441. See IZUMO.
     BISHU YOSHII NORITSUNA
     BIZEN-no-KUNI YOSHII NORITSUNA

NAGANORI EI-TOKU (f: NAGANORI - CHO "Long"): NAGA: YUNG "River."             This line has FUKUOKA Parentage. CHOJI KO-MIDARE or             KO-GUNOME that is evenly laid - YOSHII style.      BIZEN-no-KUNI YOSHII NAGANORI NAGANORI(2) O-EI: MOKUME. Evenly laid GUNOME HA.      BIZEN-no-KUNI YOSHII JU NAGANORI NAGANORI(3) EI-KYO: See under KIYONORI(2), DOEI, foregoing.

Naganori Sabe-no-Jo

BIZEN YOSHII NAGANORI Line

YOSHINORI(1) SHI-TOKU (t: UNJI, f: NAGANORI): SUKESHICHIRO. From
        TEI-JI 1362 to SHI-TOKU. First YOSHII YOSHINORI, he 
        traveled to IZUMO in O-EI 1394 becoming the first IZUMO 
        YOSHINORI. MOKUME. KO-MIDARE to KO-GUNOME HA.
     BIZEN-no-KUNI YOSHII JU YOSHINORI

YOSHINORI(2) O-EI (f: KAGENORI): 25 year O-EI career. Made mostly
        TANTO. MOKUME. Evenly laid KO-NIE KO-GUNOME KO-MIDARE, 
        YOSHII style.
     YOSHINORI
     BIZEN-no-KUNI YOSHII YOSHINORI
     BIZEN-no-KUNI YOSHII JU YOSHINORI

KIYONORI(3) EI-KYO (f: YOSHINORI 1): SUKESHICHIRO. Work from 
        EI-KYO 1429 to KYO-TOKU 1452.  After his father's death, 
        he changed his MEI, becoming YOSHINORI(3). MOKUME HADA.
        Evenly laid YOSHII KO-GUNOME HA. Small MEI near MUNE.
     KIYONORI
     FUJIWARA KIYONORI
     BIZEN-no-KUNI YOSHII FUJIWARA KIYONORI

KIYONORI(4) KAN-SHO: From KO-SHO 1455 to BUN-MEI 1469. KIYONORI
        is silent in BIZEN following BUN-MEI. YOSHII School is 
        thereafter associated to the IZUMO DOEI YOSHII Group. 
        See IZUMO.
     KIYONORI
     FUJIWARA KIYONORI
     BIZEN-no-KUNI YOSHII KIYONORI

YOSHINORI(3) EI-KYO (f: YOSHINORI 1): SUKESHICHIRO. Used KIYONORI 
           while his father was alive, then became YOSHINORI(3). 
           He moved to IZUMO, becoming the second IZUMO YOSHINORI. 
           Evenly laid KO-NIE KO-GUNOME MIDARE HA.
     KIYONORI
     YOSHINORI
     FUJIWARA YOSHINORI 
     BIZEN-no-KUNI YOSHII YOSHINORI

YOSHINORI(4) HO-TOKU: Said to have first signed KIYONORI. Moved
        to IZUMO.
     YOSHINORI
     BIZEN-no-KUNI YOSHII YOSHINORI

BIZEN YOSHII School
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SANEHIRA BUN-WA 1352
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SHIGEHISA EN-BUN 1356
     BISHU YOSHI JU SHIGEHISA
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SUYEMORI TEI-JI 1362 
           Work to O-EI 1394 CHOJI-MIDARE BA.
     YOSHII JU SUYEMORI
     BIZEN-no-KUNI YOSHII JU SUYEMORI
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MUNEYUKI O-AN 1368
           MOKUME HADA. Evenly laid GUNOME with ASHI.
     BIZEN-no-KUNI YOSHII JU MUNEYUKI
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TOYONORI O-EI 1394
     TOYONORI SAKU
     BIZEN-no-KUNI TOYONORI
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NARITSUNA EI-TOKU 1381
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TOMONORI EI-TOKU 1381
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SUYEMUNE SHI-TOKU 1384 to O-EI 1394
     BIZEN-no-KUNI YOSHII JU SUYEMUNE 
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YASUMUNE MEI-TOKU 1390
           MOKUME HADA. Evenly set KO-GUNOME MIDARE HA.
     BIZEN-no-KUNI YOSHII JU YASUMUNE
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YASUMORI MEI-TOKU 1390
           YASUO. MORI or O form: HO, "Preserve."
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HIDENORI O-EI 1394
           Work to KYO-TOKU 1452. MOKUME HADA. Even GUNOME HA.
        Traveled to IWAMI and IZUMO.
     BIZEN-no-KUNI YOSHII HIDENORI
     BIZEN-no-KUNI YOSHII JU HIDENORI
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YOSHINOBU O-EI 1394
     BISHU OSAFUNE YOSHINOBU
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KAGEKUNI O-EI 1394
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KAGETSUNA O-EI 1394
           Also in IZUMO. YOSHII style.
     BISHU OSAFUNE KAGETSUNA
     BIZEN-no-KUNI YOSHII KAGETSUNA
     BIZEN-no-KUNI YOSHII JU KAGETSUNA
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SANETSUNA O-EI 1394
        Work to EI-KYO 1429. MOKUME HADA. YOSHII GUNOME HA with
        ASHI.
     BIZEN-no-KUNI YOSHII JU SANETSUNA

BIZEN YOSHII School 
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SANENORI O-EI 1394
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NORIMITSU EI-KYO 1429
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SADANORI O-EI 1394
           MOKUME HADA. KO-MIDARE BA and GUNOME HA.
     BIZEN-no-KUNI YOSHII JU SADANORI
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NORIMITSU EI-KYO (t: SANENORI): MITSU form: MAN, "Full ladle."
           Work from O-EI 1394 to KAN-SHO 1460.
     BIZEN-no-KUNI YOSHII JU NORIMITSU
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NORISADA SHO-CHO 1428
           Traveled to IZUMO for the DOEI Group. MOKUME HADA.
           SUGUHA.
     BIZEN-no-KUNI YOSHII JU NORISADA
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SUKETOSHI O-EI 1394
     BIZEN-no-KUNI YOSHII SUKETOSHI
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NORIKIYO EI-KYO 1429
           From EI-KYO 1429 to KAN-SHO 1460. YOSHII style.
     BIZEN-no-KUNI JU NORIKIYO
     BIZEN-no-KUNI YOSHII NORIKIYO
     BIZEN-no-KUNI YOSHII JU NORIKIYO
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NORIHISA KA-KICHI 1441
     BIZEN-no-KUNI YOSHII NORIHISA

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KAGETOSHI O-AN: MOKUME HADA. SUGU KO-MIDARE BA, CHOJI-
MIDARE BA.
BISHU OSAFUNE KAGETOSHI
_________ KAGETOSHI KA-KICHI 1441

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KAGETOSHI O-NIN: GUNOME-MIDARE BA. WAZAMONO.
BISHU OSAFUNE KAGETOSHI

________ NARINORI O-EI: Went to IZUMO. YOSHII style KO-GUNOME BA.      NARINORI      BIZEN-no-KUNI YOSHII NARINORI ________ MASAKAGE(1) KAN-SHO 1460 ___|____ MASAKAGE(2) BUN-MEI 1469 MASAKAGE(1) KAN-SHO: MOKUME HADA. GUNOME-MIDARE HA with ASHI.      BIZEN-no-KUNI YOSHII MASAKAGE MASAKAGE(2) BUN-MEI: YOSHII JU MASAKAGE ________ MUNENORI BUN-MEI 1469 __________ YOSHITSUNA MEI-O 1492      BIZEN-no-KUNI YOSHII JU YOSHITSUNA _________ SHIGENORI TEN-MON 1532            MOKUME HADA. KO-MIDARE BA.      BIZEN-no-KUNI JU SHIGENORI 

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