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Emperor Seiwa is known chiefly as the ancestor of the [[Seiwa Genji]], the most prominent, powerful, and historically significant branch of the [[Minamoto clan]].
 
Emperor Seiwa is known chiefly as the ancestor of the [[Seiwa Genji]], the most prominent, powerful, and historically significant branch of the [[Minamoto clan]].
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Seiwa succeeded his father [[Emperor Montoku]] as emperor. His grandfather [[Fujiwara no Yoshifusa]] served as regent (''sesshô'') for a time.<ref>Evelyn Rawski, ''Early Modern China and Northeast Asia: Cross-Border Perspectives'', Cambridge University Press (2015), 155.</ref>
    
Seiwa had six sons who bore the surname Minamoto - a name granted as an honor by the Imperial court. The Seiwa Genji - including first [[Kamakura shogunate|Kamakura shogun]] [[Minamoto no Yoritomo]] and his brother, the famous [[Minamoto no Yoshitsune]] - claimed descent from Seiwa's sixth son, [[Minamoto no Sadazumi]], through Sadazumi's son [[Minamoto no Tsunemoto]].
 
Seiwa had six sons who bore the surname Minamoto - a name granted as an honor by the Imperial court. The Seiwa Genji - including first [[Kamakura shogunate|Kamakura shogun]] [[Minamoto no Yoritomo]] and his brother, the famous [[Minamoto no Yoshitsune]] - claimed descent from Seiwa's sixth son, [[Minamoto no Sadazumi]], through Sadazumi's son [[Minamoto no Tsunemoto]].
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==References==
 
==References==
*Karl Friday, ''Samurai Warfare and the State in Early Medieval Japan'', Routledge (2004), 9.  
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*Karl Friday, ''Samurai Warfare and the State in Early Medieval Japan'', Routledge (2004), 9.
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[[Category:Emperors|Seiwa]]
 
[[Category:Emperors|Seiwa]]
 
[[Category:Heian Period]]
 
[[Category:Heian Period]]
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