Katalin Acevedo-Horváth – Loyalty, bonds of kinship and warriors

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Both loyalty and family bonds had a great importance for samurai. This paper delineates the patterns where loyalty or bonds of kinship could be seen in the samurais’ life. Sometimes the samurai had to confront with a conflict between loyalty to his family on the one hand, and to his ruler or lord on the other.