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  Antonio de Mendoza - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Don Antonio de Mendoza, conde de Tendilla, was the first Viceroy of New Spain, serving from 1535 - 1550.
His difficult assignment was to govern in the king's name without making enemies with Hernán Cortés, whom Charles and the Council of the Indies judged too rough to be made a duke and given a higher post than the Captaincy-General of New Spain, a post for which he was well suited.
After three high-ranking noblemen declined the appointment, it was accepted by don Antonio, who was born in Granada of a high-ranking family, who had served capably as Spanish ambassador to Rome.
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 Mendoza, Antonio de on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Of noble family, Mendoza held high offices before going to Mexico, where his wise rule earned him the appellation “the good viceroy.” He alleviated the condition of the indigenous people (though opposing enforcement of the New Laws of Bartolomé de Las Casas), fostered religion, and encouraged education.
He quelled numerous revolts, notably the insurrection of indigenous peoples in Nueva Galicia (called the Mixtón War) in which Pedro de Alvarado was killed.
By fostering expeditions, especially those under Marcos de Niza and Coronado, he pushed exploration far northward.
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 Antonio de Mendoza Biography / Biography of Antonio de Mendoza Biography Biography
Antonio de Mendoza was born near Granada into one of the country's oldest and most famous families.
Mendoza sent ships to explore the Pacific and in 1542 dispatched an expedition to the north under the command of Francisco Vásquez de Coronado in a vain attempt to discover the fabled Seven Cities of Cíbola, which he believed to be a mightier empire than that of the Aztecs.
Mendoza fell ill and died before he could introduce the reforms which he saw to be necessary but which needed to be tactfully implemented if the unruly Spaniards were not to be provoked to fresh unrest.
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 Chapter 5: The Mendoza Family in the Spanish Renaissance 1350-1550
In 1502, María de Mendoza, daughter of the count of Tendilla, was betrothed to a distant cousin, Antonio de Mendoza, eldest son of the count of Monteagudo.
A sister, María de Mendoza, was married to the adelantado of Andalucía, Pero Afán de Rivera.
For most Mendoza in the late fifteenth century, the social manifestations of their position -- the family itself, the estates, the households, the noble titles -- were sufficient cause for satisfaction, and the old need to refer actions and ideas to the glorious past became less pressing.
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Mendoza prepared a hand-written pleading entitled "Cross-complaint of defendants and plaintiff" which is dated April 11, 2000 and file-stamped by the Ogemaw County Clerk on June 21, 2000.
However, one insight into Mendoza’s intent can be found on the summons itself where Mendoza avers that his claim "aris[es] out of the transaction or occurrence alleged in the complaint [which] has been previously filed" in the Ogemaw County Circuit Court, referencing the case number assigned to plaintiff’s complaint.
In reading the original complaint in conjunction with Mendoza’s cross-complaint, one is left with the definite and firm impression that a long-standing dispute existed between Mehney-Egan and Mendoza which was punctuated by acrimonious encounters and complaints to local authorities, and which culminated in the acts of violence on August 15, 1998.
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 Hans P. Kraus Collection of Hispanic American manuscripts; a guide, by J. Benedict Warren: a machine-readable ...
Luis de Velasco, Viceroy of New Spain, and the audiencia of New Spain.
Antonio de la Cadena, vecino of Mexico, had reported that in 1560, by commission of the audiencia, Dr. Ceynos had sent Andrés de Cabrera to establish the boundaries of a caballería of land which was in dispute between the Indians of Tacuba and Pero Ortiz, Cadena's tenant.
Cristóbal de Birviesca, provincial of the [Franciscan] province of Michoaćan and New Galicia, and Frs.
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 The Trial of Don Antonio de Mendoza
Mendoza was at last aware that the real truth would play no part in his judgement and that anything he uttered would be deliberately misinterpreted and used against him.
Mendoza was aware of the ambiguous symbolism of the fl banner and of the evil that had grown out of the Christian religion.
Father de Prado knew of course, that the bull of Pope Innocent IV known as 'ad extirpanda' compelled the seculars under pain of greater excommunication, and of themselves being put to death as heretics; to put to death within a period of five days, any convicted heretic that passed into their hands.
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 CHAPTER III. EARLY SPANISH EXPLORATIONS (Continued).   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Mendoza, seeing an opportunity to add to the dominions of his Sovereign a territory as rich or richer than that of Peru, or that of the Aztecs of Mexico, lost no time in organizing an expedition for its exploration and conquest.
Before the army left Culiacan, Hernando de Alarcon was sent in command of a naval expedition to explore the coast and to co-operate with the land expedition.
Don Pedro de Tovar, with seventeen horsemen and three or four foot soldiers, was sent out by Coronado to explore these villages, and entered the country quietly, arriving after nightfall and concealing themselves on the edge of the village.
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 Historical Text Archive: Articles: Mendoza, Don Antonio de: Viceroy of New Spain
Don Antonio de Mendoza was influential in his roll as the first viceroy of New Spain.
Mendoza was quoted as saying, "I made a habit always to hear the Indians; and although they very often lie to me, I do not show them any displeasure for it, for I do not believe them and I do not decide anything until I have found out the truth.
Mendoza died shortly after taking office in Peru and would never have a direct hand in the future of Peru, but what he had accomplished in Mexico was nothing short of outstanding.
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 ANTONIO HURTADO DE MENDOZA - LoveToKnow Article on ANTONIO HURTADO DE MENDOZA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
MENDOZA, ANTONIO HURTADO DE (1593?-1644), Spanish dramatist, was born about the end of the 16th century in the province of Asturias, became page to the count de Saldat~a (son of the duke de Lerma), and was recognized as a rising poet by Cervantes in the Viaje del Parna~so (1614).
Most of his contemporaries and rivals paid court to el discreto de palacio, and Mendoza seems to have lived on the friendliest terms with all his brotherdramatists except Ruiz de Alarcn.
He is said to have been involved in the fall of Olivares, and died unexpectedly at Saragossa on the I9th of September 1644.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /M/ME/MENDOZA_ANTONIO_HURTADO_DE.htm   (302 words)

 Welcome Mexico Travel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
After three high-ranking noblemen declined the appointment, it was accepted by the fourth nominee, don Antonio de Mendoza, count of Tendilla.
Mendoza was born in Granada, the last city in Spain to be reconquered from the Moors.
Mendoza was the guiding spirit in creating two celebrated educational institutions.
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The infantry captain was Pablo de Melgosa of Burgos, and of the artillery, Hernando de Alvarado of the mountain district.
WHEN the viceroy Don Antonio de Mendoza had fixed and arranged everything as we have related, and the companies and captaincies had been arranged, he advanced a part of their salaries from the chest of His Majesty to those in the army who were in greatest need.
He was accompanied by messengers whom the general sent to Don Antonio de Mendoza the viceroy, with an account of what had occurred and with the good news given by the Turk.
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 AllRefer.com - Antonio de Mendoza (Latin American History, Biography) - Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Antonio de Mendoza[AntO´nyO dA mAndO´thA] Pronunciation Key, 1490?–1552, Spanish administrator, first viceroy of New Spain (1535–50) and viceroy of Peru (1551–52).
He brought the first printing press to America at the request of Bishop ZumArraga.
He quelled numerous revolts, notably the insurrection of indigenous peoples in Nueva Galicia (called the MixtOn War) in which Pedro de Alvarado was killed.
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 Antonio Escobar y Mendoza --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Mendoza province extends eastward from the high peaks of the Andes Mountains, which form its boundary with Chile.
city, capital of Mendoza province, western Argentina, at an elevation of 2,497 ft (761 m), in the irrigated Río Mendoza Valley, at the foot of the secondary Andean range, Sierra de los Paramillos.
A Spanish journalist, poet, and novelist, Pedro Antonio de Alarcón y Ariza is remembered especially for his stories of Spanish life.
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 Mendoza Codex- Foundation of Tenochtitlan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
This picture is the front page of the Mendoza Codex, which was prepared by Mexica artists (tlacuilo) in present day Mexico City about the year 1541 or 1542.
It was made at the request of Don Antonio de Mendoza, first Viceroy of New Spain, in order to be sent to the emperor, Charles V. It was never to reach its destination.
The Mendoza codex and the other surviving codexes, both pre-conquest and those painted immediately following the conquest, are but a small representation of the beautiful works that were produced by the Mexica people.
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 ipedia.com: Gervasio Antonio de Posadas Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Gervasio Antonio de Posadas y Dávila, was a member of Argentina 's Second triumvirate from 19 August 1813 until 31 January 1814, after which he continued as Supreme Director until 9 January 1815.
Gervasio Antonio de Posadas y Dávila, (Buenos Aires, 18 June 1757 - 2 July 1833) was a member of Argentina's Second triumvirate from 19 August 1813 until 31 January 1814, after which he continued as Supreme Director until 9 January 1815.
He was unaware of the impending revolution and was caught by surprise when the town hall was occupied on May 10, 1810; he did not agree that it had been legitimately occupied.
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 Antonio de Mendoza
MENDOZA, Antonio de, Count of Tendilla, Viceroy of Mexico and Peru, born in Granada, Spain, about 1480; died in Lima, 21 July, 1552.
In consequence of the troubles between the nobles of New Spain and the audiencia the Emperor Charles V. resolved to create a viceroyalty, and appointed Mendoza viceroy on 17 April, 1535.
When Pedro de Alvarado died on an expedition against the Indians of New Galicia, who had revolted, Mendoza, alarmed at their success, left the capital on 8 October, 1541, founded the city of Valladolid (now Morelia), and, after defeating the Indians, returned to Mexico in February, 1542.
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 American Journeys Background on A Letter Written by the Most Honorable Lord Don Antonio de Mendoza, Vice-Roy of Nueva ...
Antonio de Mendoza was viceroy of New Spain in Mexico from 1535 to 1549.
In this brief document written from Mexico in October 1539, Mendoza informs the King of Spain that he has sent Father Marco northward to investigate Cabeza de Vaca’s report and find traces of the famed Cibola, rumored to be filled with gold.
Antonio de Mendoza, first viceroy of New Spain, by Arthur Scott Aiton (Durham, N.C., Duke university press, 1927) remains the standard English-language biography.
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It is a grave question whether the first entry into Arizona was made by Juan de la Asunsion, or by Estevan, the negro, the former slave of Dorantes, who was sent forward by Fra Marcos de Niza in advance of his expedition to the Seven Cities of Cibola.
During the year 1536, when Cabeza de Vaca and his companions appeared in Culiacan, which was then the outpost of Spanish civilization in Mexico, Antonio de Mendoza was Viceroy, having succeeded the cruel and avaricious Guzman in that position.
This city de Niza reported to be a well built city with houses of from two to four stories high, laid out in regular streets and squares, with a population as large as that of the city of Mexico at that time.
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 San Juan Artists
Antonio Coche Mendoza (rt.) stands with his brother Julian on the dock at San Juan la Laguna.
Antonio Vasquez stands with his wife in the doorway of their new house.
Antonio (or Tono as he is known) stands next to his wife Ana while his mother holds their little girl Liza.
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 WOAI: San Antonio News - Mendoza and Yankees agree to minor league deal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
LAST UPDATE: 2/17/2005 5:11:32 PM Mendoza, who was a member of four World Series Championship squads with New York (1996, 1998, 1999, 2000), posted a 2-1 mark with a 3.52 ERA in 27 relief appearances with the Boston Red Sox in 2004.
The 32-year old Mendoza was originally signed by the Yankees as a non-drafted free agent back in 1991.
He spent 10 seasons in the Bronx, posting a 54-34 mark with a 4.08 ERA, before signing with Boston as a free agent prior to the start of the 2003 season.
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 Antonio Mendoza's Website   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
ntonio Mendoza was born in Ignacio Allende, Durango, Mexico, and spent his childhood growing up in Santa Maria De Los Altos, Jalisco, Mexico.
With 50 years of performing throughout the United States and internationally, Antonio Mendoza has charmed audiences with his extraordinary guitar and vocal talents in solo performances, duets or with orchestras.
In addition to being a musician, Antonio is a master painter who works in oils and watercolor.
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 Antonio de Mendoza -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Antonio de Mendoza -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
Don Antonio de Mendoza, conde de Tendilla, was the first (Click link for more info and facts about Viceroy of New Spain) Viceroy of New Spain, serving from 1535 - 1550.
His commission dated from 1530, but he did not arrive in (A Republic in southern North America; became independent from Spain in 1810) Mexico until 1535.
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 Antonio Mendoza Interview   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
I first discovered Antonio Mendoza's work cruising the net and stumbling upon The Underground.
The work in his Web-Based show Putrid Afterthought immediately intrigued me as did his stance on the the issue of copyright laws.
ANTONIO MENDOZA: Being the son of exiles has put me in a position of always feeling like a foreigner wherever I am.
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 Antonio de Mendoza
Mendoza, Antonio de, 1490?–1552, Spanish administrator, first viceroy of New Spain (1535–50) and viceroy of Peru (1551–52).
Of noble family, Mendoza held high offices before going to Mexico, where his wise rule earned him the appellation “the good viceroy.” He alleviated the condition of the indigenous people (though opposing enforcement of the New Laws of Bartolomé de
In 1551 he took office as viceroy of Peru and again opposed enforcement of the New Laws.
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 Somos Primos
Enrique Barbosa González was born in San Antonio as the son of Leonides González and Genoveva Barbosa.
And from 1981 to 1994, Congressman de la Garza was the Chairman of the Committee on Agriculture, becoming the first Hispanic since 1917 to be the Chairman of a standing committee in the U.S. House of Representatives.
At Monclova, San Antonio, and Chihuahua, Croix councils to discuss with frontier officers the means of confronting the Apache challenge that was common to all the Interior Provinces.
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 Mendoza - Institute for Study Abroad, Butler University : IFSA-Butler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Mario Mendoza batting, fielding and pitching major league baseball lifetime statistics for each season and his career, and a list of any post-season awards
Dit is de Homepage van het Mencia de Mendoza Lyceum in Breda.
The Mendoza Codex is a complex document of historic, economic and ethnographic value Section 2 of the Mendoza codex (pages 17-55) includes a roll of the
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 Cultural Readings - Mendoza - 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Relacion de las ceremonias...de los Indios de la Provencia de Mechoaca.
Mendoza, a Spanish nobleman, was appointed as the first Viceroy of New Spain in 1535.
In his effort on behalf of the Spanish Crown to consolidate the Spanish conquests, Mendoza undertook to survey New Spain, and the Codex Mendoza, compiled c.
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