Leonor de Tolosa Cortés de Moctezuma
|Birthplace:||Reino de Nueva España|
Daughter of Capitán Juan de Tolosa and Leonor Cortés de Moctezuma
|Managed by:||Ric Dickinson|
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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).
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