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Kan'ei 10 (寛永十年)
Timeline of 1633
- 1633/3/26 Tokugawa Iemitsu appoints junior counselors (wakadoshiyori) for the first time.
- 1633/5 Renovation efforts begin at Nagoya castle, in anticipation of the visit of Shogun Tokugawa Iemitsu the following year.
- 1633/8/13 The shogunate issues regulations governing inheritance among merchants and artisans.
Other Events of 1633
- Christianity bans issued. Fumi-e begin to be used to test people's faith.
- Overseas travel is banned except for those bearing a hôsho license.
- Japanese overseas for more than five years are forbidden from returning.
- The Kingdom of Ryûkyû is permitted by Ming China to send tribute once every two years, and the number of ships allowed is increased from one to two.
- Shô Hô, King of Ryûkyû, receives investiture. This is the first visit of Chinese investiture envoys to Ryûkyû since the 1609 invasion by Satsuma han, and the last investiture mission to be sent by the Ming Dynasty. The mission is led by Du Sanjun.
- War begins in earnest between the Trinh and Nguyen lords in Vietnam.
Births and Deaths of 1633
- 1633/1/20 Ishin Sûden dies (b. 1569).
- Emperor Go-Kômyô is born (d. 1654).
- Hattori Hanzaburô commits suicide.
- João Rodrigues dies (b. 1562).
- Nagasaki bugyô Takenaka Shigeyoshi commits suicide.
- Terazawa Hirotaka, lord of Karatsu, dies (b. 1563).