Narioki

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Shimazu Nariakira - Early Life and Rise To Power
... Nariakira did not see eye to eye with his father, Shimazu Narioki, or his father’s chief advisor, Zusho Hirosato ... Both Narioki and Zusho were wary of the Tokugawa shogunate ... Narioki and Zusho’s mutual disdain and mistrust for Nariakira led to their endeavoring to isolate Nariakira from Satsuma’s affairs, which entailed withholding or all together ceasing the ...
Shimazu Nariakira - Associates and Death
... Narioki and Zusho had already proven themselves untrustworthy by not being completely reliable on matters concerning Ryūkyū ... Since Narioki and Zusho together ceased the flow of information regarding Satsuma’s officials or their dealings with Ryūkyū to Nariakira, Nariakira had to establish his own information-gathering ... Date’s correspondence with Abe served to hasten Narioki’s retirement and Nariakira’s ascendancy as daimyō of Satsuma ...