Yamada Masakata

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  • Born: 1661
  • Died: 1741
  • Other Names: Yamada Sôen Hôgen

Yamada Masakata was a pediatrician appointed to the women's apartments of Edo castle in 1709. In 1712, he was granted the honorary title hôgen, typically given to physicians. His salary was 300 hyô.


  • Arai Hakuseki, Joyce Ackroyd (trans.), Told Round a Brushwood Fire, University of Tokyo Press (1979), 306n168.