Nitta clan

Nitta clan

The Nitta clan (新田氏 Nitta-shi?) was one of several major families descended from the Seiwa Genji, and numbered among the chief enemies of the Ashikaga shogunate, and later the Hōjō clan regents. The common ancestor of the Nitta, Minamoto no Yoshishige, was the elder brother of Minamoto no Yoshiyasu, the common ancestor of the Ashikaga clan.

The Nitta clan rose to importance in the early 13th century; they controlled Kozuke Province, and had little influence in Kamakura (the capital of the shogunate) because their ancestor, Minamoto no Yoshishige had not joined his fellow clansmen in the Genpei War, a century earlier.

In the 1330s, Nitta Yoshisada led the clan, and a number of other Minamoto vassals against the Hōjō clan regents. They succeeded, in June of 1333, in destroying the Bakufu's buildings in Kamakura.

The Nitta clan played an important role once again, allying with the Date clan and the Southern Courts, during the Nanboku-cho wars of the early 15th century.

The successive present head of a household

  1. Nitta Yoshishige
  2. Nitta Yoshikane
  3. Nitta Yoshihusa
  4. Nitta Masayoshi
  5. Nitta Masauji
  6. Nitta Motouji
  7. Nitta Tomouji
  8. Nitta Yoshisada

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