Hirotoshi was the son of Fukubara Motoyoshi and served both Môri Motonari and Môri Terumoto. He was present at the Battles of Koriyama (1540) and Miyajima (1555) and in 1557 he trapped Ôuchi Yoshinaga at Chôfu in Nagato province and forced him to commit suicide. He provided daughters in marriage to Katsura Motozumi and Kuchiba Michiyoshi. The Fukubara, relatives of the Môri, served them until the end of the Edo Period.
- Initial text from Samurai-Archives.com FWSeal & CEWest, 2005