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Takatsukasa Takako

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Grave of Takatsukasa Takako at Denzû-in, Bunkyô-ku, Tokyo

Takatsukasa Takako was the wife of Shogun Tokugawa Iemitsu.

A daughter of Kanpaku Takatsukasa Nobufusa, she traveled from Kyoto to Edo in 1623 to take up residence in the Nishi-no-maru Palace at Edo castle. She was formally married to Iemitsu two years later.

She died in 1674 and is buried at Denzû-in in the Koishikawa neighborhood of Tokyo.

References

  • Plaques on-site at grave of Takatsukasa Takako at Denzû-in, Bunkyô-ku, Tokyo.
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