Six Shoguns, members of the Tokugawa family, lie buried at Ueno.
At Uyéno is the second of the burial-grounds of the Shoguns.
See note on the tombs of the Shoguns, at the end of the story.
This question I asked the guide, who plunged me in a tangle of Daimios and Shoguns, all manifestly extracted from a guide-book.
After the battle of Fushimi, and the abolition of the Shogunate, he accompanied the last of the Shoguns in his retirement.
Thus, in the days of the Shoguns' power, a Hatamoto who had divorced his wife reported the matter to the Shogun.
But the chief objects of interest in these beautiful grounds are the chapels attached to the tombs of the Shoguns.
Besides them, are buried five wives of the Shoguns, and the father of the eleventh Shogun.
The younger brother of Minamoto no Yoritomo, who first established the government of the Shoguns.
The shoguns were military rulers and a number of them were men of great force and executive ability.