Ito clan

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The Ito kamon.

The Itô claimed descent from Fujiwara Korekimi (727-789) and were powerful in Hyûga until 1578. They were long-time rivals of the Shimazu and lost their lands as a result of this war in the 1570's. The Itô were re-established in Hyûga by Toyotomi Hideyoshi in 1587.