Leonor de Tolosa Cortés de Moctezuma

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Leonor de Tolosa Cortés de Moctezuma

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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 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).

Sources:

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

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Leonor de Tolosa Cortés de Moctezuma's Timeline

1547
1547
Reino de Nueva España
1580
1580
Age 33
1618
1618
Age 71
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Zacatecas, Reino de Nueva Galicia, Reino de Nueva España