This distinction was intended to define the intimacy existing between the Tokugawa and the other military chiefs.
When the Tokugawa came into power they divided the nobles into two classes.
Near at hand are the temples and tombs of the six shoguns of the Tokugawa family, buried in Uyeno Park.
In the opening years of the Tokugawa administration an uncompromising policy was pursued.
Her resentment toward the Tokugawa House determined her hostile stand.
This was one of the most remarkable measures conceived by the Tokugawa.
It leads to a mausoleum erected to the memory of the first Shogun of the famous dynasty of Tokugawa.
These enactments constituted the complete criminal code of the Tokugawa.
Prince Tokugawa, the head of the old Shogunate, was the first to be asked, but he declined the task.
Under the Tokugawa régime the Samurai was the flower and the rest were nothing.