Kannō (観応), also sometimes romanized as Kan'ō, was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō, lit. year name) of the Northern Court during the Nanboku-chō period after Jōwa and before Bunna. This period started in February 1350 and ended in September 1352. The emperor in Kyoto was Emperor Sukō (崇光天皇, Sukō-tennō). Sukō's Southern Court rival in Yoshino during this time was Emperor Go-Murakami (後村上天皇, Go-Murakami-tennō).
Events of the Kannō eraEdit
- 1350 (Kannō 1, 10th month): Yoshinori guarded Kyoto.
- 1350–1352 (Kannō 2–3): Armed conflict, variously known as the Kannō disturbance or Kannō incident (観応擾乱, Kannō Jōran) or Kannō no Juran.
Southern Court nengōEdit
- Shōhei, 1346–1370
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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