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Felipa Escudero

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: Indigenous

Biographical details

An Indian noblewoman who led an indigenous rebellion at Zozoquiapan, Mexico in 1805. (Socolow, 160)

In May 1805 she refused to permit an Audiencia transfer of her community to the jurisdiction of Meztitlán. The army moved in to arrest the leaders of the revolt, but were driven back by the Indians who feared losing their land. (Taylor, 139)

Life Events

Other 1805She led an indigenous rebellion.


Socolow, Susan Migden, (1999), The Women of Colonial Latin America

Taylor, William B, (1979), Drinking Homicide and Rebellion in Colonial Mexican Villages


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