Fujiwara no Suenari (藤原季成)

FUJIWARA no Suenari (1102 - March 21, 1165) was a Kugyo (top court official) at the end of the Heian period. He was part of the Kanin line of the Northern House of the Fujiwara clan. He was the seventh son of FUJIWARA no Kinzane. He was Shonii (Senior Second Rank) and Gon Dainagon (a provisional chief councilor of state). He took the second name or alias Kaga Dainagon.

1114: Owari no kami (Governor of Owari Province)
1115: Jiju (Chamberlain)
1118: Jugoinojo (Junior Fifth Rank, Upper Grade)
1119: Kurodo (Chamberlain) and Sashosho (Minor Captain of the Left Division of the Inner Palace Guards)
1120: Suo no Gon no suke (Supernumerary Vice-governor of Suo Province)
1121: Kaga no kami (Governor of Kaga Province)
1122: Shogoinoge (Senior Fifth Rank, Lower Grade)
1123: Jushiinoge (Junior Fourth Rank, Lower Grade)
1130: Sachujo (Middle Captain of the Left Division of the Inner Palace Guards)
1131: Jushiijo (Junior Fourth Rank, Upper Grade)
1133: Shoshiinoge (Senior Fourth Rank, Lower Grade)
1134: Kurodo no to (Head Chamberlain)
1136: Sangi (councilor)
1138: Concurrently Iyo gon no kami (Provisional Governor of Iyo Province)
1140: Jusanmi (Junior Third Rank)
1142: Gon Chunagon (a provisional vice-councilor of state)
1143: Shosammi Sangi (Senior Third Rank, Royal Advisors)
1146: Junii (Junior Second Rank)
1149: Shonii (Senior Second Rank)
1156: Chunagon (vice-councilor of state) and concurrently Minbukyo (Minister of Popular Affairs)
1157: Gon Dainagon (a provisional chief councilor of state) and concurrently chugu daibu (Master of the Consort's Household)
1159: Kotaigo gu no daibu (Master of the Empress Dowager's Household)
1160: Resigned as Gon Dainagon

Nariko became the choki (favorite mistress) of Emperor Goshirakawa, and gave birth to princes and princesses including Cloistered Imperial Prince Shukaku, Prince Mochihito, Imperial Princess Ryoshi (Inpumonin), Imperial Princess Shikishi, Imperial Princess Koshi, and Imperial Princess Kyushi.

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