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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Francisco Pizarro
Pizarro were, was only saved by the return of Almagro from his expedition to Chile and his claim that the city of Cuzco was situated in the territory which had been assigned to him in the royal
Pizarro's assassination of the conqueror of Peru in his palace at Lima.
Pizarro, 10 October, 1537; and a son, Francisco, by a relative of Atahuallpa, who was never legitimized, and died shortly after reaching Spain.
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  Francisco Pizarro
Pizarro was born the illegitimate son of a professional Spanish soldier.
Pizarro remained in Panama as a colonizer and from 1519 to 1523 served as the mayor and magistrate of Panama City.
Pizarro had the advantage of a few firearms and crossbows, but logically, his two hundred men should not have been able to defeat an army of more than thirty thousand.
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  Francisco Pizarro - MSN Encarta
Francisco Pizarro (1476?-1541), Spanish conqueror and governor of Peru (1532-1541).
During the 1520s Pizarro led two expeditions down the west coast of South America and saw the golden ornaments worn by Native Americans of the Inca Empire of Peru.
Pizarro was murdered in his palace in Lima by followers of Almagro in 1541.
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 The Misplaced Conquistador-Francisco Pizarro   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pizarro demanded room 17 feet wide and 21 feet long be filled with gold, and in that room a red mark placed on the wall nine feet from the floor to which it was to be filled.
Pizarro called it the city of Kings and it was in this city that he met his death in 1541 as a result of the antagonism of the surviving Almagristos, that is the followers of Almagro.
Pizarro's remains were buried temporarily in the courtyard of the cathedral at Lima, where they remained for some brief period of time, after which the records show they were removed and placed in a ditch in the church.
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 Pizarro, Francisco - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pizarro set about consolidating his conquest by founding new settlements, notably the present capital of Peru, Lima, and allotting land and Native Americans in encomienda to his followers.
Pizarro now made a pact with Almagro, whom he had cheated several times in the division of spoils, granting him the conquest of Chile.
Pizarro sent his half brother, Hernando Pizarro, to Cuzco, and Almagro was defeated and put to death.
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 Francisco Pizarro Biography | scit_031_package.xml
Pizarro was not interested in education while growing up and did not learn to read or write.
In 1523 Pizarro embarked on an expedition to the west coast of South America in partnership with a soldier, Diego de Almagro (1475?-1538), and a priest, Hernando de Luque.
Pizarro and his four brothers eventually arrived in Peru with a relatively small contingent of men compared to the 30,000 men in the Incan army.
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 Unit II: A Crossroads Resource   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pizarro was able to take advantage of the civil war which had weakened the Incas because of internal fighting.
Pizarro agreed on the condition that the emperor be baptized a Christian and promised that no blood would be shed.
Pizarro and his brothers continued to control the land of the Incas by treacherous and bloody means.
www.eduref.org /Virtual/Lessons/crossroads/sec4/Unit_2/Unit_IIQ2R3.html   (626 words)

  
 Francisco Pizarro
He was a natural son of Gonzalo Pizarro, a colonel of infantry, and, although he was afterward recognized by his father, he received no education, and was unable to write his own name.
But Pizarro, who, with the small remnant of his force, had retired before the warlike Indians to the island of El Gallo, refused to obey, and, drawing a line in the sand with his sword, invited those that wished to follow him to glory and riches to pass the line.
Pizarro was not married, but had two children by the Indian princess Inés Huayllas Ñusta, Atahualpa's sister, a son, who died in infancy, and a daughter, Beatriz, who married her uncle, Hernando, in 1551, and whose descendants inherited her father's riches and his title of marquis of the conquest.
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 Francisco Pizarro — FactMonster.com
Pizarro set about consolidating his conquest by founding new settlements, notably the present capital of Peru, Lima, and allotting land and Native Americans in encomienda to his followers.
Pizarro now made a pact with Almagro, whom he had cheated several times in the division of spoils, granting him the conquest of Chile.
Pizarro sent his half brother, Hernando Pizarro, to Cuzco, and Almagro was defeated and put to death.
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 Downhiller Pizarro in coma after crash, surgery
Pizarro, 20, was competing in last month's Crankworkx Freeride Festival in Whistler, British Columbia, when she lost control during a warm-up on the mountain's A-Line trail.
Pizarro underwent surgery on the morning of July 23, but apparently suffered an embolism in her lungs during the operation, which forced doctors to induce a coma from which Pizarro has yet to awaken.
Pizarro is in her second year on the Bear Naked-Cannondale professional mountain-bike team, and is a regular on the NORBA National Mountain Bike Series.
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 Biografía - Pizarro, Francisco
Pizarro se mantuvo en la isla junto a un amplio grupo de hombres que se negaban a continuar.
Pizarro se negó a embarcar junto a 13 fieles -los llamados "Trece de las fama"- y permaneció en la isla hasta que en 1528 uno de sus pilotos llegó a isla del Gallo con un barco, dispuesto a seguir a su jefe en la empresa peruana.
En agosto Pizarro -acompañado de las escasas tropas españolas y de los auxiliares quechuas, enemigos de la dominación inca- se dirige a Cuzco, la capital del Imperio Inca, tomando la ciudad y convirtiéndose en el dueño del Perú, a pesar de reconocer como inca a un tercer hermano, Manco Cayac.
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 Francisco Pizarro
Of Pizarro's early years hardly anything is known; but he appears to have been poorly cared for, and his education was neglected.
Pizarro, Almagro and Luque afterwards renewed their compact in a more solemn and explicit manner, agreeing to conquer and divide equally among themselves the opulent empire they hoped to reach.
One of the conditions of the grant was that within six months Pizarro should raise a sufficiently equipped force of two hundred and fifty men, of whom one hundred might be drawn from the colonies; as he could not make up his due complement he sailed clandestinely from San Lucar in January 1530.
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 Francisco Pizarro
Pizarro was born in Trujillo, Spain in 1478.
Pizarro's first expedition was in 1509 and he was the first mate.
Pizarro was from Spain and was sent to explore for the Spanish crown.
www.asij.ac.jp /elementary/gr5web/c5r/explorer_reports/wbender.htm   (818 words)

  
 Francisco Pizarro: The Evil Conquistador From Spain
Pizarro’s conquest of the Inca Empire was violent and brutal.
Pizarro’s conquest of the Inca Empire was deceiving and violent.
This was part of Pizarro’s plan to have the Incas trust him, so that when he had more men and weapons, the Incas would invite them into to their villages, unaware that they were to be mercilessly slaughtered, and stripped of all gold, silver, and precious stones, just to quench the Spaniards’ thirst for wealth.
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 European Voyages of Exploration: The Inca Empire   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Francisco Pizarro was born in 1474 in Trujillo, Spain, as the illegitimate and poorly-educated son of a minor noble.
Once in Tumbez it was evident to Pizarro that the Incas were engaged in a civil war and that they were suffering from the first smallpox epidemic to reach the region.
Pizarro appointed Huáscar's brother, Manco Capac, as nominal ruler of the Inca Empire.
www.acs.ucalgary.ca /applied_history/tutor/eurvoya/inca.html   (611 words)

  
 Francisco Pizarro
Pizarro was one of the officers in Balboa's battles and conquest of the different native caciques in the region, and also accompanied him on his expedition across the isthmus and the discovery of the Mar del Sur.
Pizarro had given strict orders that his men were to be friendly to the natives, and not do anything that would make them hostile.
At the insistence of his partners, Pizarro went to Spain, to plea their case to King Charles V. After putting his proposed expedition before the King, and convincing him of its merits, a charter was signed on June 26, 1529.
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 The conquests of Cortes and Pizarro
Pizarro had made a pact with a fellow soldier and a priest, and the priest was able to convince the mayor to look favorably on the expedition (Francisco Pizarro, par.
Pizarro, on the other hand, invited the Inca prince Atahuallpa into their camp, and deceitfully captured him and killed all his companions.
In 1541, Pizarro was killed by friends of his old ally, fearing for their lives, in Lima, the city of which Pizarro founded ("Conquest of Inca" n.p.).
www.hyperhistory.net /apwh/essays/comp/cw13cortezpizarro31011403.htm   (2731 words)

  
 Exploring the Inca Heartland: Pizarro's Family and His Head
Pizarro, himself a swineherd in his youth (we don't know whether he ate lizards or not), was one of four illegitimate half-brothers.
The man was a white male at least 60 years old (Pizarro's exact age was unknown; he was said to be 63 or 65 by contemporary historians) and 5'5" to 5'9" in height.
The two children might be Pizarro's sons who died young, the elderly female is possibly the wife of Alcántara, and the other elderly male Alcántara.
www.archaeology.org /online/features/peru/pizarro.html   (883 words)

  
 Francisco Pizarro
Pizarro, Almagro and Luque afterwards renewed their compact in a more solemn and explicit manner, agreeing to conquer and divide equally among themselves the opulent empire they hoped to reach.
One of the conditions of the grant was that within six months Pizarro should raise a sufficiently equipped force of two hundred and fifty men, of whom one hundred might be drawn from the colonies; as he could not make up his due complement he sailed clandestinely from San Lucar in January 1530.
On November 16, 1532, Pizarro, with his small force, came to Cajamarca where he invited the Supa Inca Atahualpa to leave his army in the field and join him in for a dinner in his honor.
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 Francisco Pizarro: Explorer - EnchantedLearning.com
After traveling through desert and snow-capped mountains, Pizarro and his men (who included Hernando de Soto) arrived at Cajamarca (in 1533), where they captured Atahuallpa, the 13th and last emperor of the Incas.
Atahuallpa had invited Pizarro to a celebratory feast, thinking that the Spanish were not much of a threat.
Pizarro was assassinated in Lima, Peru, in 1541, by followers of Pedro de Almagro (Cortes' captain) who wanted to seize Lima for its riches.
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 Francisco Pizarro — Infoplease.com
Pizarro set about consolidating his conquest by founding new settlements, notably the present capital of Peru, Lima, and allotting land and Native Americans in encomienda to his followers.
Pizarro now made a pact with Almagro, whom he had cheated several times in the division of spoils, granting him the conquest of Chile.
Pizarro sent his half brother, Hernando Pizarro, to Cuzco, and Almagro was defeated and put to death.
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 Atahualpa, Pizarro and the Fall of the Inca Empire   (Site not responding. Last check: )
On the long march from Tumbez to Cajamarca, Pizarro and his men began recruiting soldiers that were loyal to Huáscar and also some from the nations that the Incas had conquered and that held an animosity toward the empire (206).
Pizarro and his men found the camp where Atahualpa was staying, and upon sending in Hernando Pizarro, Francisco's brother, Atahualpa agreed to meet with the Spanish.
As we have seen, Pizarro and most of his men were from the lower classes in Spain and had little to do with such wealth prior to their involvement with the Incas.
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 Francisco Pizarro
Pizarro was the son of the Royal Infanty Captain of Spain, while his mother was just a regular citizen of Spain.
In 1509, Francisco Pizarro was sent to conquer many land of South America by Spain.
Therefore, after a few months a planning Pizarro and his crew believed they were ready to fight the Incas.
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 Pizarro Versus the Incas (Morgana's Observatory)
In Cajamarca, Pizarro was to meet with Atahualpa, the tyrannical Inca ruler.
When Pizarro landed in Peru in 1532, all he knew of the Incas was that, according to legend, they possessed fabulous wealth.
Pizarro knew that, in order to disrupt and conquer this well-run society, he must kill the Inca leader.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Pizarro, Francisco   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pizarro, Francisco PIZARRO, FRANCISCO [Pizarro, Francisco], c.1476-1541, Spanish conquistador, conqueror of Peru.
Pizarro, Gonzalo PIZARRO, GONZALO [Pizarro, Gonzalo], c.1506-1548, Spanish conquistador, brother of Francisco Pizarro.
A partner of Francisco Pizarro, he took part in the first (1524) and second (1526-28) expeditions and in the bloody subjugation of the Incas after 1532.
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 Pizarro   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pizarro was born in the city of Trujillo, Spain.
The fighting between Pizarro and his former partner, Almagro led to the Was of Las Salinas in 1538.
Pizarro was killed in his palace in Lima in 1541.
www.wadsworth.k12.oh.us /central/Explorers/Pizarro.htm   (354 words)

  
 Francisco Pizarro
The Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro is noted for the looting and destruction of the Inca Empire of Peru.
Later, Pizarro served in an administrative capacity in Panamá and was compelled to arrest Balboa on a treason charge; his former superior was found guilty and executed.
Pizarro ruled Peru for almost a decade, and continued to take advantage of the natives, then was murdered in his palace in Lima in 1541.
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 COSMIC BASEBALL ASSOCIATION-1998 Francisco Pizarro Cosmic Player Plate
Pizarro was the illegitimate son of a professional Spanish soldier.
What Pizarro was looking for and what he discovered was the great Incan civilization in what is now known as the country of Peru.
Pizarro conquered the largest amount of territory of any military leader and delivered the most riches to his country with the smallest expenditure of men and resources.
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 P B S : C o n q u i s t a d o r s - P i z a r r o
Pizarro's second voyage (November 1526 to late 1527) was much larger, with 160 men and several horses carried in two ships.
Pizarro's men had grown sick of the promises of their craggy leader.
Frustrated by the Spanish mistreatment of the Inca people in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth century, Don Felipe Wamán Poma de Ayala — himself of both Inca and Spanish descent — sent an illustrated letter to King Phillip III of Spain that documented Inca culture and history.
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