Toribio de Motilinía

(c. 1490—1569)

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Spanish missionary, historian, and ethnographer in New Spain. Fray Toribio's surname, Motilinía, was a Hispanicized Huastec word meaning ‘poor’ which he assumed shortly after he arrived in Mexico as ...

Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700).

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