|Kurosawa no Takeshi|
Japanese Assassin (until 1071)
Kurosawa no Takeshi (d. 1071) was a Master Assassin of the Japanese Brotherhood of Assassins during the Heian period. Through the union of an unknown Chinese woman was the birth of his son, Kurosawa no Rōnin. Takeshi is the earliest known ancestor in Horatio Pierce's bloodline.
In 1071, he was defeated and killed by the Grand Master of the Japanese Rite of the Templar Order, Kojiro no Umon.