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Eishô 17 (永正十七年)
Timeline of 1520
Other Events of 1520
- Hosokawa Takakuni drives Shogun Ashikaga Yoshitane out of Kyoto; he travels as an exile to Awaji Island.
- The Hosokawa clan sends a tally trade mission to China, consisting of one ship. It arrives three years later, at the same time as an Ôuchi clan mission, sparking the 1523 Ningbo Incident.
- Jinbo Yoshimune attacks Nagao Tamekage at Shinjô castle and is defeated.
- Nagao Tamekage attacks Etchû province and defeats the Shiina clan.
- Pope Leo X excommunicates Martin Luther.
- The Kingdom of Ryûkyû's trading partners in Southeast Asia are reduced to only Patani and Siam.
- Yogaiyama castle is completed.
Births and Deaths
- Former Kanrei Hosokawa Sumimoto dies in Shikoku.
- Ichijô Fusamoto is born.
- Imai Sôkyû is born (d. 1593).
- Jinbo Yoshimune commits suicide.
- Miyoshi Yukinaga commits suicide.