The Ikegami Family (池尻家)

The Ikegami family was Toshoke and a collateral branch of the Seikanji family line of the Northern House of the FUJIWARA clan. Their court noble family rank was Meike.

The family started when Major Counselor, Tomotaka, the second son of the Minister of the Interior, Tomofusa SEIKANJI, called himself 'Ikegami.'

Their hereditary stipend During the Edo period was fifty koku. Since the Meiji period, the family ranked as Kazoku (nobility) and was bestowed the title viscount.

The family crest was 'Bamboo and Sparrow,' following the Kajuji family. The family temple was the Hoon-ji Temple in Narutaki. The family residence was located in Inzan Town.

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