Kajuji Koretoyo (勧修寺尹豊)

Koretoyo KAJUJI (1503 – March 22, 1594) was a court noble in the Azuchi-Momoyama Period.

The 12th head of the Kajuji family (lineage can be traced to the Kanroji branch of the Takafuji group of the Northern House of the Fujiwara clan, a noble family) who were tosho-ke (the hereditary lineage of Court nobles occupying relatively high ranks).


He was the child of Dainagon Naoaki KAJUJI. Her mother was the daughter of Sumikiyo, kengyo (shrine administrator) of Iwashimizu Hachiman-gu Shrine. His wife was the daughter of Kyoshiki (the Capital Bureau) Sadato ISE. His biological children include Gon dainagon Haruhide KAJUJI, Yamashiro no kami (the governor of Yamashiro Province) Tadamasa YUKI's wife and Konoefu (the Headquarters of the Inner Palace Guards) Ietsugu HATAKEYAMA (Hatakeyama clan)'s wife.

He worked as buke tenso (liaison officers between the imperial court and the military government).

On August 8, 1532, he became Sangi (councilor).

On Feb. 3, 1572, he became a monk and his priest name was Shoka.

He eventually reached Shonii (Senior Second Rank) (declined Ichii) Naidaijin (the Minister of the Interior).