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Queen of Tenochtitlan and Ecatepec
Emperor Moctezuma II
Father Prince Matlaccoatzin

Tlapalizquixochtzin was an Aztec noblewoman and Queen regnant of the Aztec city of Ecatepec. She was also a Queen consort or Empress of Tenochtitlan.[1]


Moctezuma II, husband of Tlapalizquixochtzin

She was born as a Princess – daughter of Prince Matlaccoatzin and thus a granddaughter of the King Chimalpilli I and sister of Princess Tlacuilolxochtzin.[2]

Tlacuilolxochtzin married Aztec emperor Moctezuma II (c. 1466 – June 1520). Their daughter was Doña Francisca de Moctezuma.

Her nephew was King Diego de Alvarado Huanitzin.[3]

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  1. ^ New World, First Nations: Native Peoples of Mesoamerica and the Andes Under Colonial Rule by David Patrick Cahill and Blanca Tovías
  2. ^ Cuauhtlehuanitzin, Domingo Francisco de San Antón Muñón Chimalpahin (September 1997). Codex Chimalpahin: society and politics in Mexico Tenochtitlan, Tlatelolco, Texcoco, Culhuacan and other Nahua Altepetl in central Mexico. University of Oklahoma Press. p. 111. ISBN 978-0-8061-2950-1. Retrieved 16 October 2011. 
  3. ^ Lockhart, James (1996) [1992]. The Nahuas After the Conquest: A Social and Cultural History of the Indians of Central Mexico, Sixteenth Through Eighteenth Centuries. Stanford: Stanford University Press. ISBN 0-8047-2317-6. OCLC 24283718. 

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Regnal titles
Preceded by
Wives of Ahuitzotl
Queen of Tenochtitlan
Succeeded by
Wives of Cuitláhuac