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Leonel de Cervantes

Other names: Leonel de Cervantes Saavedra y Tello[V35]

Titles and Honours

Commander of the Order of Santiago (Spain)[P1]

Positions Held

Regidor, 1526[J93]
Alcalde ordinario, 1525, 1526 and 1534[J93]


Arrived in Cuba in 1519 and returned to Spain in 1520 to fetch his family. He left for Mexico City in 1524 with his wife and children. His children carried the title of don/doña. He was a vecino of Mexico City, and encomendero of Atlapulco and Xalatlaco.[J93]

Place of birth: Tarancón, Cuenca, Castilla-La Mancha[V35]


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