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Genna 10 (元和十年)

Timeline of 1624

  • 1624/9 Construction work on the Nishimaru of Edo castle is completed.

Other Events of 1624

  • The Dutch build Casteel Zeelandia on Taiwan.
  • Fifty Christians are executed in Edo.
  • The Nakamura-za opens as the first licensed kabuki theater in Edo.
  • Satsuma han bans Ryukyuans from taking Japanese-sounding names, or wearing Japanese clothes.
  • Satsuma bans people from other provinces (i.e. Japanese from outside Satsuma) from traveling to Ryûkyû.
  • Shogunate severs ties with Spanish and expels them from Japan.
  • Korean embassy journeys to Edo.

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