Great Japanese lords
Who were the Daimyos and what did they do?
- The damiyos expect to be rewarded for there obidence and loyalty with land, money, and administrative offices
- Daimyos lead there military and the samurais that protected them
- when the shogun became weakened daimyos became increasingly powerful
- diamyos also became independent kings of there lands
- diamyos also collected taxes from pesants and merchants
- diamyos were the most powerful rulers through the 10th and the middle of the 19th century