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Kōshō (康正) was a Japanese era name (年号,, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Kyōtoku and before Chōroku. This period started in July 1455 and ended in September 1457. During this time, the emperor was Go-Hanazono-tennō (後花園天皇).

Events of the Kōshō era

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In the 2nd year of Kōshō, the shogun and members of the Imperial court went together to the Iwashimizu Shrine
  • 1456 (Kōshō 2, 3rd month): Ashikaga Yoshimasa visited Iwashimizu Shrine; and all the officials of the Daijō-kan joined him at the shrine.
  • 1456 (Kōshō 2, 8th month): The father of Emperor Go-Hanazono died at age 85.

Related pages

  • National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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