Matsusaka Castle[Castle special collection Japanese history]

松坂城/アクセス・場所・地図 織田信長の娘婿蒲生氏郷が築城した松坂城【お城特集 日本の歴史】

[Castle name]
Matsusaka Castle
Built by Gamo Ujisato, the son-in-law of Oda Nobunaga

Matsusaka Castle is a flatland-mountain castle located in Tono Town, Matsusaka City, Mie Province.Tensho 12 year (1584), [Gamo Ujisato] who received 60000 stones, accepted 123000 stones from Toyotomi Hideyoshi and entered the castle.

That was a reward of being Hideyoshi’s side, and consistently shoved Nobunaga to his own Hino Castle and won the Oda family succession fight.

松坂城/アクセス・場所・地図 織田信長の娘婿蒲生氏郷が築城した松坂城【お城特集 日本の歴史】

Tensho 8 year (1580), [Tamaru Castle], which was the residence of [Oda Nobukatsu] who governed Ise, was burnt, therefore, Nobukatsu built a new castle and named it [Matsugashima Castle]. However, it was very difficult to expand Matsugashima Castle. Therefore, considering the development of Joka Town, Ujisato built [Matsusaka Castle].

松坂城/アクセス・場所・地図 織田信長の娘婿蒲生氏郷が築城した松坂城【お城特集 日本の歴史】

Ujisato was belonged to Hideyoshi’s side even at [the Battle of Komaki-Nagakute] which broke out between Tokugawa Ieyasu and Toyotomi Hideyoshi. Tensho 18 year (1590), when he achieved military reward at Odawara Battle and Mr. Hojo was destroyed, he accepted 600000 stones and moved to Wakamatsu Castle. On the other said, Hattori Kazutada entered Matsusaka Castle.

松坂城/アクセス・場所・地図 織田信長の娘婿蒲生氏郷が築城した松坂城【お城特集 日本の歴史】

Bunroku 4 year (1595), Kazutada was involved in Toyotomi Hidetsugu incident, and he was scolded by Toyotomi Hideyoshi, later he commited suicide. Therefore, [Furuta Shigekatsu] entered the castle at 34000 stones. Keicho 5 year (1600), Shigekatsu was awarded 20000 stones from Tokugawa Ieyasu, but later he died. (The reason of Shigekatsu’s death had many versions.)

松坂城/アクセス・場所・地図 織田信長の娘婿蒲生氏郷が築城した松坂城【お城特集 日本の歴史】

Ganwa 5 year (1619), Mr. Furuta was transferred to Hamada Castle in Iwami Country. Tenpo 1 year (1644), Tenshu was damaged by typhoon and after that only Tenshu platform is left.

In the middle of Edo Era, the Kisyu Clan Jinya was also built in Ninomaru. Nowadays, Honmaru, Tenshu platform and some stones are left.

〒515-0073 Tono Town, Matsusaka City, Mie Province


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