Nasu no kuninomiyatsuko (那須国造)

Nasu no kuninomiyatsuko was kuninomiyatsuko ruled the northeast part of Shimotsuke Province.

Ancestor

According to "Kokuzo hongi," Ooomi no mikoto, a son of Takenumakawa no mikoto, became Nasu no kuninomiyatsuko during the reign of Emperor Keiko.

Clan

The Nasu clan. Kabane was Atai. It is considered that this clan was descended from the same ancestor as the Abe clan, but it is also said that this clan became a relative of the Abe clan later.

Base

Nasu Gori, Nasu Gun, Shimotsuke Province. The most part of present Otawara City and part of Kurobanemachi of Tochigi Prefecture. It is also said near Yuzukami-mura village. In either case, the clan ruled over Nasu Gun.

Local tutelar deity

Kasaishi-jinja Shrine: Located in Yuzukami-mura village, Tochigi Prefecture. The object of worship is the famous National treasure Nasu no kuninomiyatsuko no hi.

Descendants

NASU no Ide: A regional powerful clan during the Asuka period. He was Nasunokuninomiyatsuko. According to 'Nasu no kuninomiyatsuko no hi', he became Nasu no kohori no kami.

NASU no Sekiryu: A regional powerful clan during the Heian period. He was Dairyo of Shirakawa Gun, Mutsu Province. He founded the Abe Mutsu clan.