Okazaki Castle[The feature on the castles; Japanese history]

岡崎城:松平家(徳川家)代々の由緒あるお城 【お城特集 日本の歴史】

[Castle name]
Okazaki Castle
Matsudaira (Tokugawa family) Historic castle of generations Okazaki Castle of Motoharu Matsudaira (Ieyasu Tokugawa)

Okazaki Castle is a castle of Matsudaira’s generations.
Ieyasu (then: Take Chiyo) at the Matsudaira family who was succumbed to Matsudaira after his father, Hirohata was murdered by the vassal, but was being threatened by the Imagawa family from the east remained the hostage of the Imagawa family.
And it is supposed to be the daughter of Sekiguchi who married to Imagawa Yoshimoto and became his wife.

岡崎城:松平家(徳川家)代々の由緒あるお城 【お城特集 日本の歴史】

The turning point came when Imagawa Yoshimoto took over Owari’s Oda Family and aimed for Kamakura to Kyoto. At this time, Ieyasu (then Motoyasu Matsudaira) was returned to Okazaki castle once and ordered the Imagawa army ahead.

岡崎城:松平家(徳川家)代々の由緒あるお城 【お城特集 日本の歴史】

And as soon as Imagawa Yoshimoto was battled by Oda Nobunaga in the battle of Okehama, he immediately returned to Okazaki Castle and formed an alliance of the Oda family and fulfilled his own wish.
After that, we will accumulate power in Okazaki Castle until we transfer our base to Hamamatsu Castle in Utsutsu.

岡崎城:松平家(徳川家)代々の由緒あるお城 【お城特集 日本の歴史】

561 Yasuo Town, Okazaki city, Aichi Prefecture 444-0052


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