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Yagyū Munefuyu

Yagyū Munefuyu (柳生 宗冬, 1613 – November 16, 1675) was a daimyo and a teacher of kenjutsu and military strategy in Japan during the Edo period. His highest-ranking pupil was Tokugawa Ietsuna, fourth Tokugawa shogun. Munefuyu, who also went by the name Matajūrō, was the third son of Yagyū Munenori. One of his elder brothers was Yagyū Jūbei Mitsuyoshi. His younger brother was Retsudō Gisen, the real person who is fictionalized as Yagyū Retsudō in Lone Wolf and Cub.

In 1650, Munefuyu became the head of the Yagyū clan. In 1657 he received the title Hida no kami. In 1668 he rose to the rank of daimyo of the Yagyū Domain when he received an additional grant of land, bringing his holdings above the 10,000 koku minimum.

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This article incorporates material in 柳生宗冬 (Yagyū Munefuyu) in the Japanese WorldHeritage, retrieved on December 25, 2007.

Preceded by
Yagyu Mitsuyoshi
3rd Lord of Yagyu
1668-1675
Succeeded by
Yagyu Muneari
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