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Mexico - Discovering and "Conquista" (1517-ca. 1566)

Last modified: 2002-12-07 by juan manuel gabino villascán
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The standard of Cortés

The conquerer, before leaving Santiago de Cuba, brought a small flag that, after remaining a few months in what would become New Spain, changed for another with the image of the Holy Virgin, which he worshiped. This labaro was the one he used throughout the Conquest.
Jorge Candeias, 27 Oct 1997, translating from La Bandera Mexicana website

Florida expedition (1559-1560)

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