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Historical Examples of nobunaga

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

  • The plan was conceived by Nobunaga, begun by Hideyoshi, and completed by Iyeyasu.

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

    The Jesuits, 1534-1921

    Thomas J. Campbell

  • They had also succeeded in disrupting the friendship of Vatadono and Nobunaga.

    The Jesuits, 1534-1921

    Thomas J. Campbell

  • Nobunaga's father, Nobuhide, from his early youth, was an ardent imperialist.