Montliche Archive: Juni 2015

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The Shinsengumi ("Newly Selected Corps") were ronin who organized themselves to serve the Shogun interests. They asked the Aizu domain for permission to police Kyoto, since the daimyo of Aizu was responsible for the Kyoto garrison. They received official recognition from the domain, and gained a wider reputation for the parts they played in the Ikedaya Incident and Kinmon Incident, where they killed a bunch of Ishan Shihi, mostly from...