1. family trouble (quarrel); domestic squabble; internal squabble (over headship rights) in a daimyo family in the Edo period
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2. O-Ie SōdōO-Ie Sōdō (御家騒動, lit. "honorable house strife") were noble family disputes within the samurai and aristocratic classes of Japan, particularly during the early Edo period (17th century). The most famous is the Date Sōdō, which broke out among the Date family in the 1660s-70s. The Tokugawa shogunate which ruled Japan in the Edo period established itself by subjugating warlords, militant religious groups, and other violent groups; their control was predicated on a forcibly imposed peace.
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御家騒動 【おいえそうどう】


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