Niino Chikanori

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  • Died: 1564
  • Titles: Sama no suke
  • Distinction: Imagawa retainer

Chikanori resided in the Ogasa district of Tôtômi province and served the Imagawa, to whom he was related. He cared for the infant son of Ii Naochika (killed on the orders of Imagawa Ujizane in 1562), who later became the famous Ii Naomasa. In 1564 Chikanori was killed fighting the forces of Iio Tsuratatsu after the latter defied Imagawa authority.