Miura (clan)

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Miura coat of arms

The Miura ( Japanese 三浦 氏 , Miura-shi ) of the Edo period were a family of the Japanese sword nobility ( Buke ) , which was derived from a sideline of the Miura clan, which died out in 1516.


Ancestral father was Miura Iemura (三浦 家村), son of Yoshimura (義 村; † 1239).

Individual evidence

  1. Sugai, Yasuo: Mibu-jo in: Miura, Masayuki (ed.): Shiro to jinya. Tokoku-hen. Gakken, 2006. ISBN 978-4-05-604378-5 .


  • Edmond Papinot: Historical and Geographical Dictionary of Japan. Reprint of the 1910 edition. Tuttle, 1972, ISBN 0-8048-0996-8 .