Honda clan (Mikawa)
The Honda family of Mikawa province was descended from Fujiwara Kanemichi (925-977). Two main branches loyally served Tokugawa Ieyasu, of whom Tadakatsu and Masanobu were the best known respectively. Two further branches were represented by Honda Shigetsugu and Honda Yasushige.
- Initial text from Sengoku Biographical Dictionary (Samurai-Archives.com) FWSeal & CEWest, 2005