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Hosokawa Yoshikuni

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  • Born: 1835
  • Died: 1876
  • Titles: Jijû, Ukyô no daibu
  • Other Names: 細川慶順 (Hosokawa Yoshiyuki), 細川護順 (Hosokawa Moriyuki), 六之助 (Rokunosuke)
  • Japanese: 細川 韶邦 (Hosokawa Yoshikuni)

Hosokawa Yoshikuni was the 13th Hosokawa clan lord of Kumamoto han.

He enjoyed his genpuku in 1851, at which time he was named Jijû and granted the Junior Fourth Rank. He was also granted a character of the shogun's name, taking on the name Yoshiyuki. In 1868, he then took on the name Yoshikuni.

References

  • Hosokawa-ke ni miru daimyô bunka ten, Nara Sogo Museum of Art (1995), 89.
  • Ishin Shiryô Kôyô 維新史料綱要, vol 1 (1937), 325.
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