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Kanshō (寛正) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Chōroku and before Bunshō. This period spanned from December 1460 through February 1466. The reigning emperors were Go-Hanazono-tennō (後花園天皇) and Go-Tsuchimikado-tennō (後土御門天皇).
Change of era
- 1460 Kanshō gannen (寛正元年): The era name was changed to mark an event or a number of events. The old era ended and a new one commenced in Chōroku 4.
Events of the Kanshō era
- 1460 (Kanshō 1, 9th month): Wakae Castle in Kawachi Province was destroyed when Hatakeyama Yoshinari (畠山 義就, 1437-21 January 1491) was forced out of it.
- August 21, 1464 (Kanshō 5, 19th day of the 7th month): Go-Hanazono resigned his throne in favor of his son, who would be known as Emperor Go-Tsuchimikado.
- ^ Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Kanshō" in Japan encyclopedia, p. 478; n.b., Louis-Frédéric is pseudonym of Louis-Frédéric Nussbaum, see Deutsche Nationalbibliothek Authority File Archived 2012-05-24 at Archive.today.
- ^ Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, pp. 331-351.
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- ^ Titsingh, p. 351.