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  • The good fortune of nobunaga lay largely in his wise choice of men.

  • The loss of their protector, nobunaga, was the beginning of the misfortunes of the Christians.

    The Gist of Japan R. B. Peery
  • At this period the missionaries and Christians found a powerful supporter in nobunaga, the minister of the mikado.

    The Gist of Japan R. B. Peery
  • They had also succeeded in disrupting the friendship of Vatadono and nobunaga.

    The Jesuits, 1534-1921 Thomas J. Campbell
  • Hidenobu, a nephew of nobunaga, claimed the succession to his uncle's position.

  • Meantime, nobunaga continued to shower favors on the missionaries.

    The Jesuits, 1534-1921 Thomas J. Campbell
  • nobunaga willingly gave his consent, and the ambassadors left Nagasaki on February 22, 1582, and repaired to Kioto.

    The Jesuits, 1534-1921 Thomas J. Campbell
  • nobunaga's father, Nobuhide, from his early youth, was an ardent imperialist.

    Japan Various
  • nobunaga made it the aim of his life to destroy the military power of the hierarchy, and to humble the priests for all time.

    The Religions of Japan William Elliot Griffis
  • In 1576 nobunaga built a castle of unprecedented strength at Adsuchi in Ōmi.

    Japan Various

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