Jōō (Edo period) facts for kids

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Jōō (承応), alternatively romanized as Jō-ō or Shōō, was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Keian and before Meireki. This period started in September 1652 and ended in April 1655. During this time, the emperors were Go-Kōmyō-tennō (後光明天皇) and Go-Sai-tennō (後西天皇 ).

Events of the Jōō era

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There were funeral ceremonies for Emperor Go- Kōmyō at Sennyū-ji in the 3rd year of Jōō
  • 3 October 1653 (Jōō 2, 12th day of the 8th month): Fire destroyed a large part of the Imperial palace and nearby temples.
  • 18 August 1654 (Jōō 3, 6th day of the 7th month): Buddhist priest Ingen arrived at Nagasaki from China.
  • 30 October 1654 (Jōō 3, 20th day of the 9th month): Emperor Go-Kōmyō died.

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