This Day in History Entry #123

June 21st, 2011 by Wordsman

Far away from the fierce battle plain
In a temple he would meet his bane
A disloyal cohort
Chose to cut his life short
Brought a premature end to his reign

Event: The “Incident at Honnō-ji”: The warlord Oda Nobunaga is attacked by his traitorous retainer Akechi Mitsuhide and forced to commit suicide at Honnō-ji Temple
Year: 1582
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  1. A Fan Says:

    Nice limerick, but what happened to the Kanji?

  2. Wordsman Says:

    KYPC will be back next week. See note at end of previous entry.

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