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Jōei (貞永) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Kangi and before Tenpuku. This period started in April 1232 and ended in April 1233. The reigning emperors were Go-Horikawa-tennō (後堀河天皇) and Shijō-tennō (四条天皇).

Events of the Jōei Era

  • 1232 (Jōei 1, i2nd month): Kujō Yoritsune was raised to the 2nd rank of the 3rd class in the court hierarchy.
  • 1232 (Jōei 1, 11th month): In the 11th year of Emperor Go-Horikawa's reign, he abdicated; and the succession (senso) was received by a his oldest son. Soon after, Emperor Shijō's new role as emperor was confirmed (sokui).

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