1569 - 1602
Appearances: Sengoku Musou (2)
Ginchiyo was the daughter of 立花道雪 Tachibana Dousetsu, retainer of the 大友 Ootomo clan, the rival of
Kyushu's famous clan Shimazu. The Tachibana originally owned Oka Castle, but upon hearing words that the Mouri was going to launch a campaign against Kyushu, Ootomo Sourin sent them to Tachibanayama Castle (located in present-day Fukuoka prefecture) to keep an eye on the Mouri army.
After Dousetsu's death, she became the head of the
Tachibana clan due to Dousetsu having no sons. She ruled for about five years,
until she was married to 高橋宗茂 Takahashi Muneshige who became a Tachibana and the
daimyo of the clan after the marriage. Years after the Sengoku period had ended, the Tachibana was rewarded Yanagawa Castle (also located in present-day Fukuoka prefecture) By the 3rd Tokugawa Shogun, Tokugawa Iemitsu.