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Shôeishishi was a Ryukyuan figure of the 14th century, ostensibly the uncle of Shôsatto, king of the kingdom of Nanzan. Despite not being a king himself, Shôeishishi sent tribute to the Ming court six times between 1388 and 1397; his son is said to have sent tribute in 1388 as well.


  • Gregory Smits, Maritime Ryukyu, University of Hawaii Press (2019), 78.