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  1. Matsudaira Nobutsuna

    Biographies Matsudaira Nobutsuna

    A prominent administrator of the early Tokugawa shogunate, known as Chie Izu (知恵伊豆, “The Clever Izu”). Born to Ōkōchi Hisatsuna, a senior retainer of Tokugawa Ieyasu of modest background, Nobutsuna (松平信綱, 1596-1662) was adopted as the heir of his uncle, Matsudaira Masatsuna, in 1601. He was...
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