Fujii family (藤井家)

The Fujii family was a toshoke (within the hereditary lineage of court nobles allowed to enter the tenjonoma in the palace) down line of the Urabe clan. For generations, this family was also responsible for the management of Hirano Jinja Shrine and the founder of the family was Mitsuyuki FUJII (Junii - Junior Second Rank, Minbusho (Ministry of Popular Affairs), and Kyoshiki (the Capital Bureau) (1722-1792).

The family status was hanke hanke (a kind of family status of the Court nobles) (kuge [court noble]). Kyokkan (the highest rank one can be appointed to) was Junii (Junior Second Rank) and Hisangi (advisor at large).

Karoku (hereditary stipend) in the Edo Period was 30 koku (approx. 5.4 cubic meters).
Since the Meiji Period, they held the title viscount

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