Fujiwara Regents

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Ancient Japan - Classical Japan - Heian Period
... the hands of powerful aristocratic families (kuge), especially the Fujiwara clan, who ruled under the titles Sesshō and Kampaku (imperial regents) ... The Fujiwara clan obtained almost complete control over the imperial family ... However, the Fugiwara Regents who advised the Imperial Court were content to derive their authority from imperial line ...