Mutsu Province facts for kids
Mutsu Province (陸奥国 Mutsu no kuni), also known as Michinoku,was an old province of Japan in the area of Fukushima, Miyagi, Iwate and Aomori Prefectures on the island of Honshū. It was also known as Ōshū (奥州) or Rikushū (陸州).
The boundaries of Mutsu were formally established during the reigns of Empress Genshō and Empress Kōken.
- 709 (Wadō 2, 3rd month): Fighting against Imperial authority.
- 712 (Wadō 5), Mutsu was separated from Dewa Province.
- 869 (Jōgan 10, 5th month): An earthquake and tsunami caused more than 1,000 deaths.
- 1051 (Eishō 6): In Michinoku, the Nine Years War (1051–1062) begins. Minamoto no Yoriyoshi is named governor of Mutsu and he is given the title chinjufu shōgun..
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