1069 (Enkyū gannen (延久元年)): The new era name was created to mark an event or series of events. The previous era ended and the new one commenced in Jiryaku 5, on the 13th day of the 4th month of 1069.
Events of the Enkyū Era
1069 (Enkyū 1): The consort of the newly elevated emperor was raised to the status of chūgū.
1072 (Enkyū 4, 8th day of the 12th month): In the 6th year of Emperor Go-Sanjō-tennō 's reign (桓武天皇6年), the emperor in favor of his son, and the succession (senso) was received by his son. Shortly thereafter, Emperor Shirakawa is said to have acceded to the throne (sokui).
1073 (Enkyū 5, 21st day of the 4th month): Go-Sanjō entered the Buddhist priesthood; and his new priestly name became Kongō-gyō.
1073 (Enkyū 5, 7th day of the 5th month): The former-Emperor Go-Sanjō died at the age of 40.