Shurei (officials belonging to Nakatsukasasho) (主鈴)

Shurei was officials of Honknan that belonged to Nakatsukasasho under the ritsuryo legal code system.


Shurei was the officials under the direct command of Nakatsukasasho and was in charge of delivering and providing Ekirei bells and Seals. They were virtually put under the command of Shonagon and regarded as important in ceremonies and events. In the Heian period, Shurei had their duties absorbed by Geki and lost its roles.


Daishurei (Senior Seventh Rank, Lower Grade) Two
Shoshurei (Senior Eighth Rank, Lower Grade) Two

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