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He was a mere babe when after the Heiji insurrection, he was captured with his mother by the Taira soldiers.
There the decisive battle was fought, and for the third time the Taira were utterly routed.
We hear of them winning numerous victories over the Taira, finally driving them to the sea, where they perished at Dan-no-ura.Myths & Legends of Japan|F. Hadland (Frederick Hadland) Davis
Ship after ship of the Taira fleet, their sides crushed by the prows of their opponents, sunk beneath the reddened waters.
In two instances he was induced to let sons of that family live, a leniency for which the Taira were to pay bitterly in the end.