Tag Archives: Mexico

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 …

500 Years of Mexican Documents

A few months ago I was conducting research trying to get all the names of the people that came with Christopher Columbus to the New World and I came across a resource that contains a wealth of information. This website, titled Biblioteca Garay, focuses on historical documents that are also …