Xiuhcanahualtzin was a Princess of Azcapotzalco and Queen of Tlatelolco by marriage.

Queen of Tlatelolco
MotherQueen Tzihuacxochitzin I



She was a daughter of the king Tezozomoc and Tzihuacxochitzin and sister of the king Quaquapitzahuac.[1][2] She married her nephew Tlacateotl, who was a successor of his father Quaquapitzahuac as the king of Tlatelolco. They had three children; one of them was Itzquauhtzin.[3]

She was also a sister of the king Maxtla.


  1. ^ Cuauhtlehuanitzin, Domingo Francisco de San Antón Muñón Chimalpahin (September 1997). Codex Chimalpahin: society and politics in Mexico Tenochtitlan, Tlatelolco, Texcoco, Culhuacan and other Nahua Altepetl in central Mexico. University of Oklahoma Press. p. 111. ISBN 978-0-8061-2950-1. Retrieved 16 October 2011.
  2. ^ From Codex Chimalpahin:"The ninth [child of Tezozomoc] was named Xiuhcanahualtzin."
  3. ^ "And Xiuhcanahualtzin took Tlacateotzin, ruler of Tlatelolco; it was just her nephew that she married."