don Pedro, indio

Brief Biography

The indios amigos were not listed on the 1540 muster but many were present. They also rarely appear as individuals in the documentary record. In a 1544 document don Pedro is mentioned as having gone on the Expedition but by this date was already dead.

Title
don
Gender
Male
Birthplace
Country of Origin
Mexico
Place of Birth (City/Town)
Mexico City
Place of Birth (modern province/state/region)
Federal District
Date of Death
by 1544
Last Known Location
Mexico City
Indigenous Social Status
Principal
References-Documentary

1530-1540:

?AGN, Instituciones Coloniales, GD61, Inquisición, vol.38, exp.4, 1536 [idolatry and witchcraft against Martín Uzelo, indio, Mexico City 21 Nov. 1536; witness: don Pedro, principal of Guatepeque]

1540-1550:

AGI, Justicia, 258, pieza 1, “Visita hecha al Virrey, 1544” [principal de mexico que es ya muerto] [went on expedition]