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Chōshō (長承) was a Japanese era name (年号,, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Tenshō and before Hōen. This period started in August 1132 and ended in November 1135. The reigning emperor was Sutoku-tennō (崇徳天皇).

Events of the Chōshō Era

  • 1132 (Chōshō 1, 3rd month): Taira-no Tadamori was in charge of building a palace for former-Emperor Toba.
  • 1132 (Chōshō 1, 3rd month): Emperor Sutoku made a pilgrimage to Mount Koya.
  • 1 August 1133 (Chōshō 2, 29th day of the 6th month): Fujiwara no Kanezane's daughter became consort of former-Emperor Toba had .
  • 1134 (Chōshō 3, 3rd month): The Emperor visited the Kasuga Shrine.
  • 1134 (Chōshō 3, 3rd month): Sutoku visited the Hiyoshi Taisha.
  • 1134 (Chōshō 3, 5th month): The Emperor visited the Iwashimizu Shrine.
  • 1134 (Chōshō 3, 5th month): Sutoku visited the Kamo Shrines.

This era was known as a time of famine.

Related pages

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