Goto clan (Omi)
The Goto of Ômi at first served the Rokkaku, for whom they were important retainers. In 1563 Goto Takaharu was executed by the Rokkaku and this touched off a period of civil strife within the Rokkaku domain. Alienated, they willingly allied with Oda Nobunaga in 1568.
- Initial text from Sengoku Biographical Dictionary (Samurai-Archives.com) FWSeal & CEWest, 2005