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Retrieved from ” http: These recipients represented the only individuals permitted to stay the winter in the Emperor’s presence. Winter in Rokugan was an extremely harsh time of year, with freezing temperatures, strong winds, and large amounts of snowfall. Bushi often engaged in all manner of contests of skill, such as target-shooting, displays of swordsmanship, wrestlingand various athletic contests like races.

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

Winter court often saw a great deal of challenges. During the first week of the Month of the Roosterthe Emperor officially announced the location of his Winter Court for the year.

Sign In Don’t have an account? Combined with the Crane, these four factions had hosted nine out of ten Imperial Winter Courts in history. Older structures, such as Kyuden Dojiwere exempted from the new requirement.


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This was considered an enormous honor, not to mention an amazing opportunity: But these dignitaries were not the only ones to be invited to attend a winter court. Kyuden Seppunpp. 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. Other guests only had access to his courtly functions and offical appearances. It was customary for many people to gather together for the winter under one roof, and share the resources needed to survive the season.

It was considered a time of great political opportunity, as well as a place where those of ckurt walks of life can demonstrate their skill and ability. With months to spend building up relations with the other dignitaries, a courtier could easily forge enormous political power for their clan, and themselves. The term Winter Court was generally applied to any extended court that a member of Rokugan’s nobility held for the duration of winter.

This article is a stub. The Imperial Advisor was responsible for the conduct of all those invited.

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The Toturi dynasty maintained few winter court activity during it’s time, and few records remained of them. Kyuden Seppunp. After the addition of the Mantis and the Spider Clan this was raised to three hundred and ten.


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. They not only had time to address clan interests which was clurt what they were there to handlebut could frequently work in some personal advantage or gain.

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You can help by adding to the information here. Minor Clans received very few invitations and Ronin were rarely found in.

Courtiers tended to come into their own during winter court. Traditionally, the Imperial Court under the Hantei dynasty would select a different location each winter to hold their own winter court. The Iweko dynasty resumed the old tradition, with the Empress taking part in her first Winter P5r in Kyuden Bayushi in [3] and Kyuden Gotei in 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.