Francisco Hernández de Córdoba (Yucatán conquistador)

conquistador, explorer

Francisco Hernández de Córdoba (died 1517) was a Spanish conquistador, known to history mainly for the ill-fated expedition he led in 1517, in the course of which the first European accounts of the Yucatán Peninsula were compiled.

English-language referencesEdit

  • Prescott, William H. (1843). "Book II, Chapter I". The Conquest of Mexico.; online English edition
  • Díaz del Castillo, Bernal (1963). The Conquest of New Spain. J. M. Cohen, trans. and abridged (7th reprint ed.). London: Penguin Classics.

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