Nagai Naokatsu

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  • Birth: 1563
  • Death: 1625
  • Distinction: Tokugawa retainer
  • Alternate names: Nagai Denpachiro

Naokatsu was a retainer of Tokugawa Ieyasu and at first served Tokugawa Nobuyasu. Naokatsu achieved some notoriety for cutting down Ikeda Nobuteru at the Battle of Nagakute (1584). He was later awarded Kasama castle in Hitachi province (1615) after taking part in the Osaka Summer Campaign, then Koga Castle in Shimôsa province (1622). He was a close friend of another well-known Tokugawa retainer who distinguished himself in conjunction with the Battle of Nagakute, Ando Naotsugu.