Enkyō (Kamakura period)
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Enkyō (延慶), also romanized as Enkei, was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Tokuji and before Ōchō. This period spanned the years from October 1308 through April 1311. The reigning emperor was Hanazono-tennō (花園天皇).
Change of era
- 1308, also called Enkyō gannen (延慶元年): The new era name was created to mark the accession of Emperor Hanazono. The previous era ended and the new one commenced in Tokuji 3.
Events of the Enkyō era
- 1308 (Enkyō 1): At the death of Emperor Go-Nijō, Hanazono accedes to the Chrysanthemum Throne at age 12 years; and Takaharu-shinnō, the second son of former-Emperor Go-Uda is elevated as the heir apparent under the direction of the Kamakura shogunate.
- 1308 (Enkyō 1, 10th month): Kujō Moronori resigns his position as sesshō; and he is replaced in that role by Takatsukasa Fuyuhira.
- 1309 (Enkyō 2, 2nd month): Konoe Iehira is elevated to the position of sadaijin.
- 1310 (Enkyō 3, 11th month): The Rokuhara Tandai in Kyoto, Hōjō Sadafusa, died and Hōjō Tokiatsu was named to take his place as Kyoto representative of the military government in Kamakura.
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- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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