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  • Japanese: お梶 (Okatsu)

Okatsu was a consort of Tokugawa Ieyasu. After their daughter Ichihimegimi died at the age of two, Ieyasu comforted the grieving Okatsu by naming her adoptive mother of Ieyasu's 11th son Tokugawa Yorifusa, and granddaughter Furihime.

References

  • Cecilia Segawa Seigle, “Tokugawa Tsunayoshi and the Formation of Edo Castle Rituals of Giving,” in Martha Chaiklin (ed.), Mediated by Gifts: Politics and Society in Japan 1350-1850, Brill (2017), 122.
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