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Bunshō (文正) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō, lit. "year name") after Kanshō and before Ōnin. The period spanned the years February 1466 through March 1467. The reigning emperor during this period was Go-Tsuchimikado-tennō (後土御門天皇).
Change of era
- 1466 Bunshō gannen (文正元年): The era name was changed to mark an event or a number of events. The old era ended and a new one commenced in Kanshō 7.
Events of the Bunshō era
- 1466 (Bunshō 1, 1st month): Dainagon Ashikaga Yoshimi, brother of the shōgun Ashikaga Yoshimasa, was promoted to the second rank of the second class in the Imperial court hierarchy.
- 1466 (Bunshō 1, 1st month): Minamoto-no Mitsihisa was replaced as udaijin by dainagon Fuijwara no Matsatsugu.
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