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Sho Chokyo

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  • Born: 1712/2/18
  • Titles: 湧川親方 (Wakugawa ueekata)
  • Other Names: 邦鼎 (Kunikane)
  • Japanese: 朝喬 (Shô Chôkyô)

Shô Chôkyô was a Ryukyuan scholar-bureaucrat, who served as the Vice Envoy (fukushi) on a 1764 Ryukyuan embassy to Edo. He was also known by his Japanese-style name Kunikane, and by his aristocratic title, Wakugawa ueekata.

References

  • Itaya Tôru 板谷徹, “Kafu ni mirareru geinô shiryô 2: Edo nobori” 家譜に見られる芸能史料, Musa ムーサ 9 (2008), 165, citing Shô Chôkyô's kafu, as transcribed in Naha shishi 那覇市史 1:7 (1982), 186.
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