Tecollotzin

Tecollotzin was a Tlatoque (ruler) of Coyoacán altepetl in 15th century Mexico.

FamilyEdit

He was a son of the Maxtla, the ruler of Coyoacán, and grandson of ruler Tezozomoc and Tzihuacxochitzin I.[1]

 
Glyph for Coyoacán, city of Tecollotzin

His aunt was Ayauhcihuatl (Aztec "empress") and his uncle was Quaquapitzahuac.

Upon Tezozomoc's death in the year Twelve Rabbit (1426), his son Tayatzin became a king, but Maxtla seized power at Azcapotzalco, leaving the rulership of Coyoacán to Tecollotzin.[2]

Family poleEdit

King Xolotl
Cuetlaxochitzin
Tezozomoc
Maxtla
Tecollotzin

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Chimalpahin
  2. ^ Chimalpahin (1997): pp. 128–129, 230–231.