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Queen regnant of Ecatepec
Reignc. early 16th century
Empress consort of the Aztec Empire
Queen consort of Tenochtitlan
Tenurec. early 16th century
Co-consort Teotlalco
Spouse Moctezuma II
Issue Francisca de Moctezuma
Father Matlaccoatzin

Tlapalizquixochtzin was an Aztec noblewoman and Queen regnant of the Aztec city of Ecatepec. She was also a consort of Moctezuma II. [1] [2]



Moctezuma II, husband of Tlapalizquixochtzin Motzume.jpg
Moctezuma II, husband of Tlapalizquixochtzin

She was born as a Princess – daughter of Matlaccoatzin and thus a granddaughter of the King Chimalpilli I and sister of Princess Tlacuilolxochtzin. [2]

Tlapalizquixochtzin married Aztec emperor Moctezuma II (c. 1466 – June 1520). Their daughter was Doña Francisca de Moctezuma. [2]

Her nephew was King Diego de Alvarado Huanitzin. [3]

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Royal titles
Preceded by
Wives of Ahuitzotl
Queen consort of Tenochtitlan
Succeeded by
Wives of Cuitláhuac