Goto Matabe Mototsugu
1560 to 1615
Goto Matabe is one of the great Samurai of Toyotomi clan. He was used to be Samurai of Kuroda clan. In the battle of Sekigahara in 1600, he killed Samurai of Ishida Mitsunari and win the land of Okuma.
However, he left Kuroda clan in 1606. He was hired by Toyotomi Hideyori in 1614 at the siege of Osaka. He fought well, but he was killed by Katakura Kojuro, the samurai of Date Masamune. He was burried at there.
Legend in Oita said, he took Hidyori and escaped from Osaka castle and arrived at Oita. In 1654, when Hideyori died, he committed Seppuku and burried at Ifuku, Oita.