Unformatted text preview: daimyo also had to ask permission to leave their domain, repair old castles, and marry. They were also forbidden to construct castles, warships, and coin money. After Ieyasu’s rule had passed, the bakuhan system continued to progress, in 1642 a system was set up where tozama daimyo had to spent alternate years in Edo. This further economically drained the elite daimyo.Finally the number of soldiers each daimyo was allowed to have was very limited.The significance of the bakuhan system was that it ensured the Tokugawa would maintain its wealth and power....
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- Tokugawa shogunate, Shogun, Edo, Daimyo, Ieyasu