Minamoto no Tsunesuke (源経相)

MINAMOTO no Tsunesuke (year of birth unknown-November 1, 1039) was a government official in the mid-Heian period. His original name was Tameyoshi or possibly Koreyoshi. He was from the Uda-Genji branch of the Minamoto clan. He was a grandchild of Sadaijin (Minister of the Left) MINAMOTO no Masanobu. He was the eighth son of MINAMOTO no Tokinaka. His mother was a daughter of Sangi (councilor) FUJIWARA no Yasuchika. His children included the wife of Sangi FUJIWARA no Sukefusa.

He was a nephew of MINAMOTO no Rinshi (FUJIWARA no Michinaga's wife) and he himself maintained close links with Michinaga's family. He served as a local government official and died in 1039 with the rank of Jushiinoge (Junior Fourth Rank, Lower Grade) and the post of Governor of Mikawa Province.

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