Kaneyori(1316-1379)is the 11th descendant of the Minamoto no Yoshiie, known as Taro Hachiman, following the tradition of the ASHIKAGA clan of the Genji clan. The surname of Shiba comes from the fact that his ancestor Ieuji (Owari: 判官大夫・尾張入道) was based in the current Shiwa Town, Iwate Prefecture.

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