The Chushingura incident

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Historical Context Note

What becomes known as 'The Chushingura Incident' takes place in Japan, when Kira Yoshinaka is murdered by supporters of the dead Lord of Ako.
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Citation:
Editors. "The Chushingura incident". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=17024, accessed 23 August 2014.]