Einin 5 (永仁五年)
Timeline of 1297
- 1297/6 Zhou Daguan's mission departs Cambodia for China.
- 1297/8/12 Zhou Daguan's mission arrives home at Mingzhou.
Other Events of 1297
- Abridged versions of the fudoki begin to appear.
- The shogunate demands that Emperor Go-Uda (of the Daikaku-ji line) abdicate the throne in favor of his cousin Emperor Fushimi (of the Jimyô-in line), against the wishes of Retired Emperor Kameyama (of the Daikaku-ji line). Fushimi takes the throne the following year, and a compromise is reached in which the two lineages will alternate the succession.
Births and Deaths