Tezcatlan Miyahuatzin

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Tezcatlan Miyahuatzin
Residence Tenochtitlan
Title Queen of Tenochtitlan
Religion Aztec religion
Spouse(s) Acamapichtli
Children Huitzilihuitl
Parents Acacitli

Tezcatlan Miyahuatzin (fl. 14th century) was the second Queen of Tenochtitlan.

Tezcatlan Miyahuatzin was a daughter of Acacitli. She married Acamapichtli, the first king of Tenochtitlan. She was a mother of his successor Huitzilihuitl and grandmother of kings Chimalpopoca and Moctezuma I and princes Tlacaelel and Huehue Zaca. Her son had many more children, so she had many more grandchildren. She lived in a harmony with Ilancueitl, Acamapichtli's first wife.

Sources[edit]

  • Chimalpahin Cuauhtlehuanitzin, Domingo Francisco de San Antón Muñón (1997). "Mexican History or Chronicle". Codex Chimalpahin: society and politics in Mexico Tenochtitlan, Tlatelolco, Texcoco, Culhuacan, and other Nahua altepetl in central Mexico: the Nahuatl and Spanish annals and accounts collected by don Domingo de San Antón Muñón Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin. Edited and translated by Arthur J. O. Anderson and Susan Schroeder. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press. pp. 25–177. ISBN 0-8061-2921-2.