The 47 Ronin

Grave set Kira's head before it, thus declaring th
Grave set Kira's head before it, thus declaring th
grave set Kira\'s head before it, thus declaring their Lord\'s honour redeemed. The Shogun was deeply impressed with the loyalty demonstrated by the 47 ronin. While sympathetic to their heroic act, however, Tsunayoshi ordered Oishi and 45 of his men to execute themselves as honoured warriors, sparing the youngest of the ronin. Oishi and the other 45 ronin all committed seppuku simultaneously on February 4, 1703, dignifying themselves in their valiant sacrifice and were buried side by side next t