Note, while based on historical titles, this particular system was never historically employed in Japan, the titles deriving from a combination of several clan-based internal hierarchies.

Koyakunin - Gate guard.

Nakakosho - Groom and/or stableman.

Tomokosho - Personal attendant.

Rusuigumi - Junior attendant.

Koshogumi - Senior attendant.

Umamawari - Third rank retainer (has the right to wear two swords).

Churo - Second rank retainer (has the right to wear two swords, and ride horse in war).

Koshogumi - First rank retainer (has the right to wear two swords, and rid horse in war & peace).

Gokenin - Household Vassal (Hatamoto - Banner Knight (Karo - Elder Councilor.

Mujo Daimyo - Lords without a castle and with a yearly income between 10,000-20,000 koku.

Joshu Daimyo - Lord of a castle.

Jun-kokushu (Tozama) Daimyo - Lords with Kunimochi-nami (Fudai) Daimyo - Lords with Kokushu (Tozama) Daimyo - Provincial lords with 100,000+ koku.

Kunimochi (Fudai) Daimyo - Provincial lords with 100,000+ koku.

Shinpan Daimyo - Lords who are relatives of the shogun.

Shogun - Generalissimo, in charge of the entire military of Japan.

Additional Terms

Tozama Daimyo - "Outside" daimyo, not allied to the shogun.

Fudai Daimyo - Hereditary daimyo who are closely allied to the shogun.

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