It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt. — Abraham Lincoln

Antonio de Mendoza

1495–1552
Civilization: Hispanic — Mexico
   Field of Renown:  statesman — Viceroy
Era:  Mexico

First Viceroy of New Spain, competent and kind to natives. Laid the groundwork for Spanish dominion over Mexico.

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Rule of the Spanish Viceroys  in  The Story of Mexico  by  Charles Morris
Governors and Ecclesiastics  in  A Short History of Mexico  by  Arthur Howard Noll