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Fernando Alvarado Tezozómoc

Hernando (de) Alvarado Tezozómoc was a colonial Nahua noble. A son of Diego de Alvarado Huanitzin (governor of Tenochtitlan) and Francisca de Moctezuma (a daughter of Moctezuma II), Tezozómoc worked as an interpreter for the Real Audiencia. Today he is known for the Crónica Mexicayotl, a Nahuatl-language history.[1]:13

Ancestry

 
 
 
Huehue Tezozomoctli
 
 
 
Chimalpilli I
Ruler of Ecatepec
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Axayacatl
Ruler of Tenochtitlan
 
 
 
Matlaccoatzin
Ruler of Ecatepec
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tezozomoctli Acolnahuacatl
 
Tlacuilolxochtzin
 
 
 
Moctezuma II
Ruler of Tenochtitlan
 
Tlapalizquixochtzin
Ruler of Ecatepec
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Don Diego de Alvarado Huanitzin
Ruler of Ecatepec and Tenochtitlan
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Doña Francisca de Moctezuma
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Don Hernando de Alvarado
Tezozomoc
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Importance

Fernando de Alvarado Tezozomoc was also a chronicler of some note, pertaining to a group of mestizo chroniclers with Fernando de Alva Cortés Ixtlilxóchitl, Diego Muñoz Camargo and Chimalpahin.

Notes

A keeper of “The Black ink”

A learned Nahua. A noble man, descendant of the ruling class. A member of the Calmecac.

References

  1. ^ León-Portilla, M. 1992, The Broken Spears: The Aztec Accounts of the Conquest of Mexico. Boston: Beacon Press, ISBN 978-0807055014
Romero Galván, José Rubén (2003). Los privilegios perdidos: Hernando Alvarado Tezozómoc, su tiempo, su nobleza, y su Crónica mexicana (in Spanish). Mexico City: UNAM. ISBN 970-32-0690-5. OCLC 54477363.