A superior in the same office

Yoshitaka was appointed to the position of Junior Lieutenant in the Headquarters of the Inner Palace Guards, Right Division (右近少将) in 971 and died only three years later. The Captain at the time was Fujiwara no Kane’ie 藤原兼家 (929-990), the notoriously unfaithful husband of the Mother of Michitsuna, the writer of Kagerô Nikki 蜻蛉日記.

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