Closed Country Edict Of 1635
- It is a legal document because it provides the regulations provided for Japanese ships.
- It was written in 1635
- The document was written in Japan, it gives the reader idea about the authenticity of the information.
- Government of Japan, the author of the document has authority in japan.
- Japan nationals
- Document Information
- In the 1600s, no Japanese were allowed in or out the country.
- Christianity was prohibited in Japan in 1600s.
- Ships were the main means of travelling overseas
- This document was to provide regulation in shipping and migration.
- The heading indicates it is an edict of 1635
- There was persecution of Christianity.