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Eikyō (永享) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō,, lit. "year" name) after Shocho and before Kakitsu. This period started in September 1429 and ended in February 1441. During this time, the emperor was Go-Hanazono-tennō (後花園天皇).

Events of the Eikyō era

Emperor Go-Komatsu
In the 5th year of Eikyō, Emperor Go-Komatsu died
  • 14 April 1429 (Eikyō 1, 9th day of the 3rd month): The name of Ashikaga Yoshinobu was changed to Yoshinori.
  • 1429: Yoshinori appointed shogun.
  • 1433 (Eikyō 5, 10th month): Former-Emperor Go-Komatsu died.
  • 1438 (Eikyō 10): Revolt against the shogunate led by Ashikaga no Mochiuji.

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