Hernando Cortez :
- n Spanish conquistador who defeated the Aztecs and conquered Mexico (1485-1547)
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- Live Active Cultures: Orlando Shakes takes a risk
According to pseudo-historical legend, when Spanish conquistador Hernando Cortez arrived in Mexico in 1519, he destroyed his sailing fleet behind him, so as to inspire his stranded soldiers to kick Aztec ass. (In truth, Cortez didn’t burn his boats, but actually stashed one for his own potential retreat.) Mark Routhier , director of new play development for PlayFest! The Harriett Lake Festival ...
Aug. 27, 2013 - Orlando Weekly