Ōchō facts for kids
Ōchō (応長code: ja is deprecated ) was a Japanese era (年号,code: ja is deprecated , nengō,, lit. "year name") after Enkyō and before Shōwa. This period started in April 1311 and ended in February 1312. During this time, the emperor was Hanazono-tennō (花園天皇code: ja is deprecated ).
Events of the Ōchō era
Retired former-Emperor Fushimi administered the court up through the time he took the tonsure as a Buddhist monk, which happened after this nengō ended.
- 1311 (Ōchō 1, 1st month): Emperor Hanazono participated in his coming of age ceremony.
- 1311 (Ōchō 1, 9th month): Hōjō Morotoki died at the age of 37 years. He was the tenth regent (執権code: ja is deprecated , Shikken) for the shogun of the Kamakura shogunate.
After this era, the Fujiwara clan influence becomes so powerful that they are able to keep others below them in rank.
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