_________________ SENJUIN YOSHIYUKI KEN-PO 1213 |_______________________________
Tachi - Kokuho
Nobuyoshi Tachi - Kokuho
Shinogi-Tsukuri, Ihori-Mune, Chu-Kissaki.
Ko-Itame where the upper becomes Masame Hada.
Chu-Suguha of tight Nioi-Guchi where there is much Nie Jiba.
Hoso Asaki-Notare to Ko-Maru Boshi.
Suriage Nakago has four Mekugi-ana. Signed in the center.
YOSHITOMO joined the
still obscure TAIRA KIYOMORI in the 1156 HOGEN War
against his own father and 7 foot giant brother, TAMETOMO - who could catapult
spears with his bow. See Sword of Yoshitomo
YOSHITOMO was in support of GO-SHIRAKAWA, Emperor
TOBA's legitimate choice over brother, SUTOKU who
refused to quit his temporary reign - demanding his
own son raised.
A winning success at the HOGEN War was the beginning of KIYOMORI's great TAIRA influence.
KIYOMORI's lack of graces stood when he put YOSHITOMO's father, MINAMOTO TAMEYOSHI to death - there in the face of YOSHITOMO's plea to spare him.
"The Battles of Hogen and Heiji (57.156.4-5)". Heilbrunn (October 2006
The secretary was found hiding in a cave and put to death.
NOBUYORI took the reins of government, but returning TAIRA KIYOMORI set his capable son, SHIGEMORI against the rebels and crushed their insurrection.
NOBUYORI was beheaded and YOSHITOMO died in flight.
Normally, when one kills a father - and then kills his son, one hastens after loose strings...
|On the death of her husband, MINAMOTO
YOSHITOMO, TOKIWA GOZEN fled with her three boys, one
an infant, to the hidden serenity of RYUMON in the
YAMATO foothills, - finding the blank face of
...her only companion.
TAIRA KIYOMORI, the most powerful head of the
most powerful family in Japan, scoured the
But his rants fell on empty eyes - and silence.
With the arrest of her mother, TOKIWA surrendered herself. And KIYOMORI released her mother - and allowed her her sons. Her silly sons.
She had him a daughter ...before bowing away.
And her sons...
- They expunged his line from this earth.
|HEIJI Incident: NOBUYORI examines the Head
|RADEN SHOKU TACHI of TAIRA