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  • Bryant Richards
    I seem to remember reading about a famous Samurai who was not of noble birth but was able to become Samurai and rise to power, can anyone help me remember
    Message 1 of 4 , Jan 29, 2010
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      I seem to remember reading about a famous Samurai who was not of "noble" birth but was able to become Samurai and rise to power, can anyone help me remember who this was?

      In Honor and Service,
      Uesugi no Ryujuichiro Uchiyasu
      House Chiburi





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    • wodeford
      ... Toyotomi Hideyoshi, maybe? http://www.samurai-archives.com/hideyoshi.html Saionji no Hanae West Kingdom
      Message 2 of 4 , Jan 29, 2010
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        --- In sca-jml@yahoogroups.com, Bryant Richards <ninjalikereflex@...> wrote:
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        > I seem to remember reading about a famous Samurai who was not of "noble" birth but was able to become Samurai and rise to power, can anyone help me remember who this was?

        Toyotomi Hideyoshi, maybe?
        http://www.samurai-archives.com/hideyoshi.html

        Saionji no Hanae
        West Kingdom
      • Bryant Richards
        Yes that s him, thank you! In Honor and Service, Uesugi no Ryujuichiro Uchiyasu House Chiburi ________________________________ From: wodeford
        Message 3 of 4 , Jan 30, 2010
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          Yes that's him, thank you!

          In Honor and Service,
          Uesugi no Ryujuichiro Uchiyasu
          House Chiburi




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          From: wodeford <wodeford@...>
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          Subject: [SCA-JML] Re: Trying to remember a name


          --- In sca-jml@yahoogroups .com, Bryant Richards <ninjalikereflex@ ...> wrote:
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          > I seem to remember reading about a famous Samurai who was not of "noble" birth but was able to become Samurai and rise to power, can anyone help me remember who this was?

          Toyotomi Hideyoshi, maybe?
          http://www.samurai- archives. com/hideyoshi. html

          Saionji no Hanae
          West Kingdom







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        • ErinK
          First thing that came to my mind was Miyamoto Musashi, of course because of these movies (which are not documentation, I know... ;-)
          Message 4 of 4 , Jan 31, 2010
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            First thing that came to my mind was Miyamoto Musashi, of course because of these movies (which are not documentation, I know... ;-) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samurai_Trilogy

            ERIN

            --- In sca-jml@yahoogroups.com, "wodeford" <wodeford@...> wrote:
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            > --- In sca-jml@yahoogroups.com, Bryant Richards <ninjalikereflex@> wrote:
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            > > I seem to remember reading about a famous Samurai who was not of "noble" birth but was able to become Samurai and rise to power, can anyone help me remember who this was?
            >
            > Toyotomi Hideyoshi, maybe?
            > http://www.samurai-archives.com/hideyoshi.html
            >
            > Saionji no Hanae
            > West Kingdom
            >
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