Taira no Morizumi (平盛澄)

TAIRA no Morizumi (dates of his birth and death are unknown) was a Samurai-Daisho (warrior who gives the order of battle and maneuvers the troops) of the Taira family in the end period of the Taira clan government.

He was known as a Hangan (judge) of Settsu Province. He was appointed a Kebiishi (officials with judicial and police powers) in 1168. He subdued the ISHIKAWA family of the KAWACHI-Genji-line along with MINAMOTO no Suesada. Later, he fought battles at various places in Saigoku (western part of Japan). He was captured during the Battle of Dan-no-ura and transferred to Kamakura.

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