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Tone-hime

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  • Japanese: 利根姫 (Tone hime)

Tone-hime was a daughter of Tokugawa Munenao, and adoptive daughter of Tokugawa Yoshimune, who was married to Date Munemura.

Tone-hime's father Tokugawa Munenao was a cousin of Tokugawa Yoshimune, and became lord of Wakayama han (Kishû) & head of the Kishû Tokugawa clan when Yoshimune left Kishû to become Shogun.

After being adopted by Yoshimune, Tone-hime was married to Date Munemura, heir to the lord of Sendai han, on 1735/11/28.

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, 139-140.
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