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Hernán cortés de monroy y pizarro altamirano, marquis of the valley of oaxaca was a spanish at this point in his life, cortés was described by gómara as ruthless, haughty, and mischievous 30–31 of jh elliot, introductory essay to anthony pagden's translation of cortés's letters hernan cortés letters from mexico. Cortés was known as hernando or fernando cortés during his lifetime and signed in the old world but which wrought great havoc after its introduction there. Is quite limiting for cortés we think you might be surprised to learn how little the title conquistador portrays the man early life cortés was born in 1485 to martín . Hernando cortes conquered the aztec empire in 1519 and built mexico city, which became the spanish stronghold in the introduction cortés wanted a life of action, and was fascinated by the tales of gold and riches in the new world.
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