Yamaoka Shigekage

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  • Born: 1544
  • Died: 1626
  • Other names: Shima
  • Distinction: Date retainer

Shigekage served Date Terumune and Masamune and held Kaneyama castle in Mutsu province. He served Masamune on campaign against the Ôsaki family and in 1594 accompanied Masamune to a personal audience with Toyotomi Hideyoshi. At this time he changed his name to Yamaoka Shima. He went on to serve in the Osaka Castle Campaigns.