Glossary for Budding Conquistadors

Glossary for Budding Conquistadors

Cédula - Decrees

Relación - Report

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Capitulación - Contract

Enconmienda - Land Grant

Adelantado - Frontier Governor

Encomenderos - A deserving Castilian, whom the Spanish Crown gave land and workers to via the encomienda / repartimiento system of the early 1500's.

Caballería - A land grant mad to a cavalry soldier. The land typically was parsed to hold 200,000 mounds of yuca - or about ninety acres. Under Spanish law, no more than three caballerias could be allotted to any one person (approx 270 acres.)

Peonía - A land grant made to a foot soldier. A peonia was half the amount of a caballeria. So about 45 acres of land. Under Spanish law, no more than five peonias could be allotted to any one person (approx. 225 acres).

 

The Day Hate Won (2017)

The Day Hate Won (2017)

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