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Kakei (嘉慶) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō, lit. year name) of the Northern Court during the Nanboku-chō period after Shitoku and before Kōō. This period started in August 1387 and ended in February 1389. The pretender in Kyoto was Emperor Go-Komatsu (後小松天皇 Go-Komatsu-tennō). Go-Komatsu's Southern Court rival in Yoshino during this time was Emperor Go-Kameyama (後亀山天皇 Go-Kameyama-tennō).

Events of the Kakei era

  • 1387 (Kakei 1, 1st month): Nijō Yoshimoto is removed from his position as sesshō and daijō daijin in the Imperial court hierarchy.
  • 1387 (Kakei 1, 2nd month): Konoe Kanetsugu is named sesshō.
  • 1388 (Kakei 2, 3rd month): The sesshō Konoe Kanetsugu dies at age 29; and Yoshimoto re-assumes this role.
  • 1388 (Kakei 2, 6th month): Yoshitomo dies at age 69; and his son Nijō Morotsugu succeeds him with the title of kampaku.
  • 1389 (Kakei 3): Yoshimitsu pacifies Kyūshū and distributes lands.

Southern Court nengō

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