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kesterk

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Britain's lost samurai is FOUND 400 years later: Remains of English sailor, William Adams, shipwrecked in Japan in 1600 - and who inspired TV show Shogun - are formally identified using DNA testing. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8325775/Remains-English-sailor-samurai-Japan-1600-formally-identified.html

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There's a fascinating book called Samurai William by Giles Milton - Samurai William: The Adventurer Who Unlocked Japan Paperback 3 Feb. 2003. ISBN-10: 0340794682
ISBN-13: 978-0340794685 https://www.amazon.co.uk/Samurai-William-Adventurer-Unlocked-Japan/dp/0340794682