Ejiri Castle[Castle Special Topic Japanese History]

江尻城/アクセス・場所・地図 長篠の戦いで山県昌景戦死のあと穴山信君が治めた江尻城【お城特集 日本の歴史】

[Castle name]
Eijiri castle
Rule by Anayama Nobutada after Yamagata Masakage died.

Ejiri Castle is a flatland castle built in Ejiri Town, Shimizu District, Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Province. It was built by Mr. Takeda in Eiroku 13 year (1507) in order to prepare for Mr. Tokugawa.

江尻城/アクセス・場所・地図 長篠の戦いで山県昌景戦死のあと穴山信君が治めた江尻城【お城特集 日本の歴史】

It absorbed water from Tomoe River and made moats. [Yamagata Masakage] was appointed as the first castle owner.

江尻城/アクセス・場所・地図 長篠の戦いで山県昌景戦死のあと穴山信君が治めた江尻城【お城特集 日本の歴史】

After that, Takeda Katsuyori inherited after Shingen died. In May Tensho 3 year (1575), the Battle of Nagashi broke out between Oda and Nobunaga joint army, and Katsuyori was greatly defeated. Lots of vassals of Mr. Takeda died at this battle, and [Yamagata Masakage] was one of them.

江尻城/アクセス・場所・地図 長篠の戦いで山県昌景戦死のあと穴山信君が治めた江尻城【お城特集 日本の歴史】

After Masakega died, Anayama Nobutada was appointed as the castle owner. Nobutada gathered all the vassals in Eijiri Castle and expanded the castle. After that, Nobutada betrayed Katsuyori and followed Oda and Tokugawa. In February Tensho 10 year (1582), he gave the castle to Tokugawa at Koshu Battle.

江尻城/アクセス・場所・地図 長篠の戦いで山県昌景戦死のあと穴山信君が治めた江尻城【お城特集 日本の歴史】

Nobutada received the stamp from Nobunaga, and protected himself. At the sameyear, Oda Nobunaga killed himself due to [Akechi Mitsuhide]’s rebellion. Nobutada was killed on the way back to his country.

江尻城/アクセス・場所・地図 長篠の戦いで山県昌景戦死のあと穴山信君が治めた江尻城【お城特集 日本の歴史】

After Nobutada died, [Anayama Nobuharu] inherited and he was protected by Ieyasu. However he died at a very young age and Mr. Anayama was destroyed. Along with Mr. Anayama, Ejiri Castle also became abandoned. Nowadays, [Shizuoka Shimizu Ejiri Primary School] is built on the current castle ruins, and it is residential area near by. The castle remainings have nothing left.

〒424-0818 14-63 Ejiri Town, Shimizu District, Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Province


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