OSS 大名

Daimyo were the largest and most powerful feudal lords and landowners in Japan from the 10th -19th century.  The term “Daimyo” was also used to describe a clan leader, also called a “Lord"

Daimyo were subordinate only to the Shogun and employed Samurai to guard their land. 

Daimyo means a Military Lord and also translates from Japanese as ‘Big name

2017 Daimyo 

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Bob Harper

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Paul O’Connor MBE

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Scott Baxter

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Simon Robertson (4th Dan)

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Stewart Devine MBE

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Alex Bruce

2016 Daimyo Award

Andy Murdoch

Andy Murdoch (5th dan)

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Paul Kee (7th Dan) 

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Christopher Bruce (6th Dan)

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Christopher Bruce has a very colourful career.  He has been a professional musician, and aircraft engineer, a software engineer, a councillor, a Mayor, a yacht sailor and starting Karate in his mid forties is now a 6th Dan in Wado-Ryu Karate, some thirty five years later. During his career he has toured with Joe Cocker and Joe Brown, stood face to face with a Dalek, worked on Concorde and the  Puma helicopter and the Tornado fighter aircraft.  Read more...


Dr. Trevor Runcie - 2016

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Hayley Bloodworth (corporate solicitor, 3rd Dan)

© Ronnie Watt OBE ORS - 2014