Supporting Players: Act 2

Hernan Cortes, a Spanish conquistador who led an expedition that caused the fall of the Aztec empire. His letters to the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V were published in Nuremberg in 1524, along with the Tenochtitlan Map.

Christoph Weiditz
"Trachtenbuch" des Christoph Weiditz, Germanisches Nationalmuseum Nürnberg, Hs. 22474. Bl. 77–78 Ferdinand Cortez (1529) / Christoph Weiditz in seiner Schiffskleidung

Image Attribution:
Christoph Weiditz, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons