Hōjō Masako


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administrator and stabilizer of Japan's first warrior government, the Kamakura Shogunate (c. 1183–1333). Masako's authority and long‐lasting influence far surpassed her significance as the wife and widow of the first shogun and the mother of the second and third.


Subjects: History.

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