Leonor de Tolosa Cortés de Moctezuma

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Leonor de Tolosa Cortés de Moctezuma

Birthplace: Reino de Nueva España
Death: Died
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Daughter of Capitán Juan de Tolosa and Leonor Cortés de Moctezuma
Wife of Capitán Cristóbal de Zaldívar Mendoza
Mother of Juan de Saldívar Cortéz Moctezuma and Vincente de Saldívar Cortéz Moctezuma
Sister of Isabel de Tolosa Cortés de Moctezuma and Juan de Tolosa Cortés de Moctezuma, II

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About Leonor de Tolosa Cortés de Moctezuma

Daughter of Don Juanes de Tolosa and Dona Leonor Cortez Motezuma, who was a daughter of the marquis, Hernando Cortez, and Dona Isabel Motezuma, a legitimate daughter of Motezuma, late ruler of New Spain.

Therefore she was the grand-daughter to Hernan Cortez and great-grand-daughter of Moctezuma, Emperor of the Aztec. Her father, Captain Juanes de Tolosa, was a prominent figure in the conquest and settlement of Nueva Galicia, New Spain. (Mexico)

Source:From the book's,The Last Conquistador, Juan de Onate and the settling of the far Southwest, by Marc Simmons, and Mexico under Spain, Society and the Origins of Nationality, by Peggy K. Liss.

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Reino de Nueva España
Age 31
Reino de Nueva España
Age 33
Age 71
Zacatecas, Reino de Nueva Galicia, Reino de Nueva España