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DAIDOJI YUZAN
(1639-1730)

from Beginner’s Book of Bushido

  Daidoji Yuzan Shigesuke was born to a distinguished Japanese samurai family, said to be descended from the powerful 12th-century Taira clan, though the family name—Daidoji—had been taken several centuries later. Daidoji arrived in Edo (now Tokyo) as a young … Continue reading

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