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About Leonor de Tolosa Cortés de Moctezuma
"Información de los méritos y servicios de Juanes de Tolosa, Cristóbal Zaldívar,etc" (1593); Archivo General de Indias, PATRONATO,80,N.5,R.1 - 50; Imagen Núm: 47 / 301 ... http://pares.mcu.es/ParesBusquedas/servlets/ImageServlet ... On this page: Juan, Isabel, and Leonor are stated to be the legitimate children of Juanes de Tolosa and his legitimate wife Leonor Cortez Montezuma
See a photograph of the original Archivo General de Indias statement (page 47) of patrimony and legitimacy of siblings Juan, Isabel, and Leonor in their respective profiles' "Media/Documents" sections.
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 Aztec ruler of New Spain.
Therefore, she was the grand-daughter of Hernan Cortez and great-grand-daughter of Moctezuma, Emperor of the Aztecs. Her father, Captain Juanes de Tolosa, was a prominent figure in the conquest and settlement of Nueva Galicia, New Spain (Mexico).
The Last Conquistador, Juan de Oñate and the settling of the far Southwest by Marc Simmons Mexico under Spain, Society and the Origins of Nationality by Peggy K. Liss