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Chōroku (長禄) was a Japanese era name (年号,, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Kōshō and before Kanshō. This period started in September 1457 and ended in December 1460. During this time, the emperor was Go-Hanazono-tennō (後花園天皇).

Events of the Chōroku era

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In the 3rd year of Chōroku, the shogun paid for repairs and maintenance costs at Atsuta Shrine
  • 1458 (Chōroku 2, 8th month): The stolen Sacred Jewel was returned to the emperor.
  • 1459 (Chōroku 3): Shogun Ashikaga Yoshimasa provided a new mikoshi and a complete set of robes as part of repairs to the Atsuta Shrine.

Related pages

  • National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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