The Hachisuka ( Japanese 蜂 須 賀 氏 , Hachisuka-shi ) were a family of the Japanese sword nobility ( Buke ), which was derived from the Seiwa Genji via Shiba Takatsune († 1367). With an income of 258,000 Koku at times , the Hachisuka residing in Tokushima ( Tokushima Prefecture ) belonged to the great Tozama daimyo of the Edo period .
- Masatoshi ( 正 利 ; 1504–1553)
- Masakatsu ( 正 勝 ; 1525–1585), son of Masatoshi, successively served Saitō Toshimasa, Oda Nobunaga and finally Toyotomi Hideyoshi . This gave him the honorary title Shuri no daibu and provided him with an income of 10,000 koku. The seat was Tatsuno Castle in Harima Province .
- Iemasa ( 家政 ; 1558-1638), a son of Masakatsu, took part in the expedition to Shikoku ordered by Hideyoshi and established himself in Tokushima ( Awa province ) in 1585 . He also took part in the Korean campaign , but refused to Toyotomi Hideyori to take part in the Battle of Sekigahara and left the Han to his son Yoshishige. Iemasa was a Christian.
- Yoshishige ( 至 鎮 ; 1586-1620) took part in 1600 on the side of Tokugawa Ieyasu in the Battle of Sekigahara, whereupon he received the title " Awa no kami " and an income increased to 186,000 koku. After the successful siege of Osaka , he received the island of Awaji and an increased income of 258,000 koku.
The Hachisuka ruled Tokushima with the honorary title Awa no kami until the Meiji Restoration . The last daimyo was
- Mochikaki ( 茂 韶 ; 1846–1918). He and his successors were then elevated to the rank of prince .
- Shuri no daibu ( 修理 大夫 ) denotes the ancient office of the "director for palace repairs "
- Indicated as 義 鎮 in Painot .
- Furusawa, Tsunetoshi: Kamon daichō . Kin'ensha, n.d., ISBN 4-321-31720-7 , p. 168
- Excerpt from the district map "Kandabashi-nai Daimyō-kōji Uchi-sakurada" from approx. 1850.