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Jōji (貞治) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō, lit. year name) of the Northern Court during the Nanboku-chō period after Kōan and before Ōan. This period started in September 1362 and ended in February 1368. The pretender in Kyoto was Emperor Go-Kōgon (後光厳天皇 Go-Kōgon-tennō). Go-Kōgon's Southern Court rival in Yoshino during this time was Emperor Go-Murakami (後村上天皇 Go-Murakami-tennō).

Events of the Jōji era

  • 1365 (Jōji 4): Prince Kaneyoshi gained control of Kyūshū.
  • 1367 (Jōji 6): Ashikaga Motouji died; and Yoshiakira gave his position to his son.
  • 1368 (Jōji 7): Ashikaga Yoshimitsu became the third shogun of the Ashikaga shogunate.

Southern Court nengō

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