Toishi Castle (Tameishi Castle) [Castle Special Topic Japanese History]

砥石城(戸石城)/アクセス・場所・地図 武田信玄を見事に撃退した村上義清の支城 砥石城【お城特集 日本の歴史】

[Castle name]
Toishi Castle
Yoshikiyo Murakami’s stone abrasive castle skillfully casting out Takeda Shingen attack.

Toishi castle is the mountain castle that was in Ueno, Ueda City now in Nagano Prefecture. Also referred to as Tameishi castle under another name.
The timing of the castle is unknown, but it is said that it was built as a castle of Mr. Masuda in the neighboring Sanada Township.

砥石城(戸石城)/アクセス・場所・地図 武田信玄を見事に撃退した村上義清の支城 砥石城【お城特集 日本の歴史】

Sanada is from a sea clan, and the Sea of the Okinawa broke up to Ueno Country in the “Battle of Unnotaira” which broke out between Nobutora Takeda, Yoshikiyo Murakami, Yorishige Suwa and Munetsuna Unno. The grinding castle became a castle governed by Yoshikiyo Murakami, who was appointed as a castle owner such as Mitsuuji and Yamada Kokusei.

砥石城(戸石城)/アクセス・場所・地図 武田信玄を見事に撃退した村上義清の支城 砥石城【お城特集 日本の歴史】

Tenmon 10th year (1541), Kai’s “Takeda Nobutora” was exiled, Takeda Harunobu (Shingen) and Takeda family head replaces Harumi, Harumi attacked Suwa Yorishige and began invading Shinano.

砥石城(戸石城)/アクセス・場所・地図 武田信玄を見事に撃退した村上義清の支城 砥石城【お城特集 日本の歴史】

Harunobu Tenmon 17 years (1548), In the battle of Uedahara “, he was defeated by” Murakami Yoshikiyo”but in July of that same year” Battle of Shiojiri Pass”, when “breaking” Ogasawara time “, he controlled all around Matsumoto plain. Meanwhile, in the Tenmon 19th year (1550), Harumi attacks Murakami again and attacks “Toishi Castle”, but here too, it is defeated before “Murakami Yoshikiyo”.

砥石城(戸石城)/アクセス・場所・地図 武田信玄を見事に撃退した村上義清の支城 砥石城【お城特集 日本の歴史】

Later, the capture of the Toishi castle was commanded “Yukitaka Sanada”, and Yukitaka succeeded in the collapse of the castle in May by Tenmon 20 (1551). Thanks to this accomplishment, it was given the land of Sanada Township which is the old former of Yukitaka including the Toishi castle. Yoshikiyo Murakami lost the castle at once, weakened the power at once and abandoned the “Katsurao Castle” of the main castle and departed from Echigo’s Nagao Kagetora (Uesugi Kenshin) and escaped.

砥石城(戸石城)/アクセス・場所・地図 武田信玄を見事に撃退した村上義清の支城 砥石城【お城特集 日本の歴史】

In the battle of Sekigahara in Keicho 5 (1600), “Masayuki Sanada” attached to the West Army (Ishida Mitsunari) the Tokugawa Hidetada army going on Higashiyama Road is repelling at Ueda castle. Toishi castle has been castle by Masayuki’s eldest son “Nobuyuki Sanada (Nobuyuki)” attached to the East Army (Tokugawa Ieyasu).

Then it is believed that the Toishi castle was abandoned for a while.

Ueno Ueda, Nagano Prefecture 386-0003 2278


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