Minamoto no Yoshitsuna
1042 – 1134
Who was Minamoto no Yoshitsuna?
Yoshitsuna rebelled against the Court when his son, Minamoto no Yoshiaki, was sentenced for committing a crime; after his uprising was quelled by Minamoto no Tameyoshi, he was exiled to Sado, an island in the Sea of Japan which was a common site of exile for many in the Heian period.
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