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Yae-hime

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  • Other Names: 養仙院 (Yousen in)
  • Japanese: 八重姫 (Yae hime)

Yae-hime, also known as Yôsen-in, was an adopted daughter of Shogun Tokugawa Tsunayoshi, and wife of Tokugawa Yoshizane of the Mito Tokugawa clan.

Following the death of her husband Yoshizane in 1709, she took on the name Yôsen-in.

References

  • Okazaki Hironori, "Kyôhô-ki Ii-ke no zôtô girei to bakusei/hansei," in Asao Naohiro (ed.), Fudai daimyô Ii ke no girei, Hikone Castle Museum (2004), 132.
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