Teotlalco

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Teotlalco
Empress of the Aztec Empire (Queen consort of Tenochtitlan)
Reign 1502–1520 (estimated)
Predecessors Wives of Ahuitzotl
Wives of Cuitláhuac Successors
Emperor Moctezuma II
Issue Isabel Moctezuma, etc.
Father Matlaccohuatl

Teotlalco (Nahuatl pronunciation: THEO-LAL-COH) was a Nahua princess of Ecatepec and Aztec empress—the Queen of Tenochtitlan.

Family[edit]

Teotlalco's husband, Moctezuma II

Teotlalco's father was King Matlaccohuatl.[1] She married Emperor Moctezuma II of Tenochtitlan. The first contact between Indigenous civilizations of Mesoamerica and Europeans took place during his reign, and he was killed. Teotlalco was Moctezuma's principal wife and mother of Doña Isabel Moctezuma,[2] wife of the king Cuitláhuac.[3] Her grandchild was Leonor Cortés Moctezuma.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Arqueología de superficie en San Cristóbal Ecatepec, Estado de México: un estudio del desarrollo de las fuerzas productivas en el México prehispánico by Humberto Domínguez Chávez, Wilfrido Du Solier
  2. ^ Moctezuma's children: Aztec royalty under Spanish rule, 1520-1700 by Donald E. Chipman
  3. ^ Chipman (2005), pp. 40-41, 60

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Regnal titles
Preceded by
Wives of Ahuitzotl
Queen of Tenochtitlan
1502–1520
(estimated)
Succeeded by
Wives of Cuitláhuac