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Artisans and performers of many kinds were brought to winter court to provide a noble’s guests with leisure activities to pass the time.

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The invitations were ‘officially’ given by out by who ever was selected to be the host that year, but each was written by the Imperial Scribes at the express command of the Emperor.

It was customary for many wlnter to gather together for the winter under one roof, and share the resources needed to survive the season. During the first week of the Month of the Roosterthe Emperor officially announced the location of his Winter Court for the year. These recipients represented the only individuals permitted to stay the winter in the Emperor’s presence.

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With months to spend building up relations with the other dignitaries, a courtier could easily forge enormous political power for their clan, and themselves. Retrieved from ” http: But these dignitaries were not the only ones to be invited to attend a winter court. Older structures, such as Kyuden Dojiwere exempted from the new requirement. For the aristocracy of the Empirethis situation had traditionally been an excuse for a noble to invite guests from all over Rokugan to spend the winter with them at their own personal estates.


The term Winter Court was generally applied to any extended court that a member of Rokugan’s nobility held for the courf of winter. Winter court often saw a great deal of challenges. After the addition of the Mantis and the Spider Clan this was raised to three hundred and ten.

Combined with the Crane, these four factions had hosted nine out of ten Imperial Winter Courts in history. Sign In Don’t have an account? Bushi often engaged in all manner of contests of skill, such as target-shooting, displays of swordsmanship, wrestlingand various athletic contests like races.

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The Toturi dynasty maintained few winter court activity during it’s time, and few records remained of them. The Imperial Advisor was responsible for the conduct of all those invited.

Courtiers tended to come into their own during winter court. Minor Clans received very few invitations and Ronin were rarely found in.

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Winter in Rokugan was wimter extremely harsh time of year, with freezing temperatures, strong winds, and large amounts of snowfall. Kyuden Seppunpp.


Kyuden Seppunp. You can help by adding to the information here. This article is a stub. The Iweko dynasty resumed the old tradition, with the Empress taking part in her first Winter Courts in Kyuden Bayushi in [3] and Kyuden Gotei in They not only curt time to address clan interests which was ideally what they cout there to handlebut could frequently work in some personal advantage or gain.

It was considered a time of great political opportunity, as well as a place where those of all walks of life can demonstrate their skill and ability. Other guests only had access to his courtly functions and offical appearances.

Even shugenja enjoyed the odd display of magic to determine which one was more skilled in their arts than others. That means that it has been started, but is incomplete. This was considered an enormous honor, not to mention an amazing opportunity: Traditionally, the Imperial Court under the Hantei dynasty would select a different location each winter to hold their own winter court.