Hōtoku facts for kids
Hōtoku (宝徳code: ja is deprecated ) was a Japanese era name (年号,code: ja is deprecated , nengō,, lit. "year name") after Bun'an and before Kyotoku. This period started in July 1449 and ended in July 1452. During this time, the emperor was Go-Hanazono-tennō (後花園天皇code: ja is deprecated ).
Events of the Hōtoku era
- 8 May 1449 (Hōtoku 1, 16th day of the 4th month): Shogun Ashikaga Yoshimasa is honored with the gift of a sword from the emperor.
- 1451 (Hōtoku 3, 7th month ): A diplomatic mission from the Ryukyu Islands is received for the first time in Heian-kyō (Kyoto).
- 1451 (Hōtoku 3, 8th month ): Shogun Yoshimasa sent a letter to the Emperor of China.
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
- Okinawa Prefectural Archives, 島津氏の琉球侵攻
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