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Siege of Takabaru
Part of Sengoku period
DateOctober, 1576
LocationTakabaru castle, Hyūga Province
Result Shimazu victory
Belligerents
Shimazu clan Itō clan
Commanders and leaders
Shimazu Takahisa Itō Yoshisuke
Strength
6000[1]


The Siege of Takabaru occurred in October 1576 when the forces of Shimazu Takahisa (Takahisa is dead by 1571?) besieged and took the fortress of Takabaru, which belonged to the Itō clan. The Shimazu family had by the 1570s started its rise as the dominant power in Kyūshū and continued its expansion in Hyūga Province at the expense of Itō clan.

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