Ilancueitl – The first Queen of the Aztecs

Ilancueitl was the first queen of the Aztecs. She was a Colhuacan princess who married the king of Tenochtitlan primarily for strategic purposes. She would prove to be barren and did not produce any offspring. However, because of her royal blood, later Aztec rulers would claim to be her direct descendants. We do not know [read more]