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The Encomenderos of New Spain 1521 – 1555

Researching the early conquest of Mexico and it’s conquistadors I also came across another great book titled “The Encomenderos of New Spain”. An encomendero was entrusted with the pacification and Christianization of any Native Americans within the allotted land that they would receive from the Spanish crown. This book is …