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Tsugaru Tadako

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  • Other Names: 信 (Shin), 信姫 (Shin hime), 信君 (Shin-gimi)
  • Japanese: 津軽 尹子 (Tsugaru Tadako)

Tsugaru Tadako, or Shin-hime, was born the sixth daughter of Udaijin Konoe Tadahiro.

She was engaged at a young age, in 1854, to Shimazu Torajumaru, the young heir to Shimazu Nariakira, lord of Satsuma han, but Torajumaru died later that year, at the age of 4 or 5. Shin-hime later married Tsugaru Tsuguakira, lord of Tsugaru han.

References

  • Ishin Shiryô Kôyô 維新史料綱要, vol 1 (1937), 624.
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