Matsuura Akira

Count Matsuura Akira (松浦 詮?, November 11, 1840 – April 13, 1908) was the 12th and final daimyō of Hirado Domain in Hizen Province, Kyūshū, Japan. He was also the 37th hereditary head of the Matsuura clan, and a noted tea master. His honorary title was. Hizen-no-Kami.

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... Akira was born as the 3rd son of Matsuura Hiromu, the 10th daimyō of Hirado ... His elder brother, Matsuura Terasu became 11th daimyō of Hirado in 1841 however by 1849, despite having a wife and three official concubines, was still childless ... Therefore in November 1849, Akira was officially adopted as his son and heir ...