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  • Gideon Deschain
    Thank you VERY much for the information, Noble Cousin Solveig! --Takemori-- ... households or ... it, but as a ... of ... holding. These ... baron. ...
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      Thank you VERY much for the information, Noble Cousin Solveig!
      --Takemori--

      --- In sca-jml@yahoogroups.com, Solveig <nostrand@a...> wrote:
      > Noble Cousins!
      >
      > Greetings from Solveig!
      >
      > >Daimyo is a *landed* title -- it has nothing to do with clans or
      households or
      > >families. Landed barons, princes, and kings could get away with
      it, but as a
      > >rule I strongly suggest that people try to stave off any usages
      of
      > >"daimyo" for a household head.
      >
      > Very technically, a "daimyou" is someone with a large land
      holding. These
      > people usually held the office of "shugo". Regardless, I would not
      > recommend using either of these for someone who is not at least a
      baron.
      >
      > During the kamakura and muromachi period, a daimyou was a military
      official
      > holding an office of shugo or jito.
      >
      > During the Tokugawa period, a daimyou was any member of the buke
      with
      > agricultural income in excess of 10,000 koku.
      >
      > All of these have land-holding and land rents of significant
      extent in common.
      > --
      >
      > Your Humble Servant
      > Solveig Throndardottir
      > Amateur Scholar
      >
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