Shimizu Tokugawa clan

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  • Japanese: 清水家 (Shimizu ke)

The Shimizu Tokugawa clan were one of the three Gosankyô clans related to the Tokugawa shoguns. Initially headed by Tokugawa Shigeyoshi, second son of Shogun Tokugawa Ieshige, they maintained a mansion inside the Shimizu-mon gate of Edo castle.

Heads of the Shimizu clan

  1. Tokugawa Shigeyoshi (second son of Tokugawa Ieshige)
  2. Tokugawa Atsunosuke (son of Shogun Tokugawa Ienari)
  3. Tokugawa Nariyuki (son of Shogun Tokugawa Ienari)
  4. Tokugawa Nariakira (son of Shogun Tokugawa Ienari)
  5. Tokugawa Narikatsu (son of Shogun Tokugawa Ienari)
  6. Tokugawa Akitake (son of Tokugawa Nariaki of Mito han)


  • Gallery labels, Edo-Tokyo Museum.[1]