Imperial Princess Shoshi (or Akiko) (韶子内親王)
Imperial Princess Shoshi (or Akiko) (918 - February 7, 980) was from the Imperial family living in the mid Heian Period. She served as Kamo Saiin (Imperial Princess appointed to serve the deities of the Kamo-jinja Shrines).
She was the princess of Emperor Daigo and her mother was MINAMOTO no Kazuko (or Washi), Jokyoden no nyogo (the princess of Emperor Koko.)
She was a half sister of Emperor Suzaku and Emperor Murakami by a different mother, and Imperial Prince Tsuneakira, Imperial Prince Noriakira, Imperial Prince Ariakira, Imperial Princess Keishi (or Yoshiko) and Imperial Princess Seishi (or Tadako, Kiyoko) by the same mother.
She was given the title of Imperial Princess in December, 920, and appointed as Saiin for the Emperor, her father, in February, 921. She went through Mogi (ceremony for girls on reaching womanhood) and was conferred Nihon (the second court rank for Imperial Princes) in 924. Upon the death of the Emperor, her father in September, 930, she withdrew from Saiin. Afterwards, she got married with Dainagon (chief councilor of state) MINAMOTO no Kiyokage (a son of Emperor Yozei), and got married again with TACHIBANA no Korekaze, Kawachi no kuni no kami (Governor of Kawachi Province) in later years. She died at the age of sixty three on February 12, 980.