Baba clan (Shinano)

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  • Japanese: 馬場家 (Baba ke)

The Baba of the Kiso region of Shinano claimed descent from Minamoto Tameyoshi. Baba Toshishige and his father Masatsugu supported the Tokugawa during the Sekigahara Campaign (1600) and served at the Siege of Ueda castle. Toshishige afterwards served shôgun Tokugawa Hidetada.