Toki-no-sho Manor (多岐荘)

Taki-no-sho Manor (多芸荘) was a shoen (manor in medieval Japan) existed in Mino Province in the Heian period or during the Kamakura and Muromachi periods. It was an estate of Imperial Family. It was also written as 多岐荘 and 多記荘.

Location

Taki District, Mino Province
It consisted of an area covering modern-day Yoro-cho, Gifu Prefecture and part of Ogaki City.

Size

About 138.83ha as of the year 872. Although it is uncertain whether this figure is that of the Taki-no-sho Manor of subsequent ages.

Origin

Unknown

Feudal Lord

Teikan-ji Temple → Kamakura bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun) (MINAMOTO no Yoritomo → Moriyasu AYUSE (ruling half of the territory)) → Imperial family (Hachijo NyoinEmperor Gouda, etc.).

Demise

During the Muromachi Period, clans such as Toki, Akechi, Sasaki and Shimada enhanced their power as jito (manager and lord of a manor), and the manor was requisitioned at the end of the 15th century when the Saito clan became jito.