Alliance

Alliance

Quauhquecholteca messengers met with Hernán Cortés to declare allegiance with the Spanish if Cortés would help them against the Mexica. The Mexica were defeated at Quauhquechollan in 1520 and the Spanish-Quauhquecholteca alliance was established.

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Lienzo de Quauhquechollan (Acervo del Museo Regional “Casa de Alfeñique,” a cargo del Consejo Estatal para la Cultura y las Artes de Puebla).

 

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