Ayauhcihuatl

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Ayauhcihuatl
Residence Tenochtitlan
Title Queen of Tenochtitlan
Religion Aztec religion
Spouse(s) King Huitzilihuitl
Children King Chimalpopoca
Parents King Tezozomoc
Relatives Kings Aculnahuacatl Tzaqualcatl, Quaquapitzahuac, Epcoatl, Tzihuactlayahuallohuatzin and Maxtla (brothers)
Depiction of Ayauhcihuatl's son Chimalpopoca and his rule

Ayauhcihuatl was a Queen of Tenochtitlan.

Biography[edit]

Ayauhcihuatl was born as a princess of Azcapotzalco. She was a daughter of King Tezozomoc and sister of Kings Aculnahuacatl Tzaqualcatl, Quaquapitzahuac, Epcoatl, Tzihuactlayahuallohuatzin and Maxtla.[1] She was sent to Tenochtitlan with many attendants and was very well received. She married a king of Tenochtitlan, Huitzilihuitl, and she bore him his successor Chimalpopoca. Ayauhcihuatl and her son later visited her father.[2]

Family tree[edit]

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tezozomoc of Azcapotzalco
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ayauhcihuatl
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Chimalpopoca of Tenochtitlan

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ García Purón (1984, p. 31)
  2. ^ The history of the Indies of New Spain, by Diego Durán and Doris Heyden