Madenokoji Korefusa (万里小路惟房)

Korefusa MADENOKOJI (1513 - July 17, 1573) was a Kugyo (high court noble) in the Muromachi period. He was a child of Hidefusa MADENOKOJI. Sukefusa MADENOKOJI was his son, and his daughters were Imperial Prince Fushimi no miya Sadayasu's Miyasudokoro (Lady of the Bedchamber) and the wife of Harusue IMAGAWA. His lawful wife was the daughter of Ietoshi HATAKEYAMA. His go (pen name) was Suonin. He was Shonii (Senior Second Rank).

Brief Personal History

In 1413, he was born as the child of Hidefusa MADENOKOJI (a cousin of Emperor Ogimachi).

On February 12, 1540, he became a Sangi (Royal Advisor).

In 1573, he became the Naidaijin (Minister of the Center), and passed away in the same year.

His achievements in politics

He supported the operation of the imperial court as an Imperial envoy from Emperor Ogimachi, and as a representative of court nobles in the period when it was hard for them to negotiate with Nobunaga ODA.