Eikyō (永享code: ja is deprecated ) was a Japanese era name (年号,code: ja is deprecated , 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code: ja is deprecated ).
Events of the Eikyō era
- 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, 6th month): Letter from Emperor of China to the Shogun assumes wrongly that the head of the Ashikaga shogunate is the "king of Japan."
- 1433 (Eikyō 5, 10th month): Former-Emperor Go-Komatsu died.
- 1438 (Eikyō 10): Revolt against the shogunate led by Ashikaga no Mochiuji.
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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