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Juan de Mendoza y Luna, marques de Montesclaros

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Juan de Mendoza y Luna, Marquis of Montesclaros , Spanish nobleman, man of letters, and the tenth viceroy of New Spain. He governed from October 27, 1603 to July 2, 1607. Thereafter he was viceroy of Peru, from December 21, 1607 to December 18, 1615. After returning to Spain, he became advisor to the king and a high official in the Court.

Youth and early career

Juan de Mendoza y Luna was the posthumous son of the second Marques de Montesclaros. He was raised by his mother, Isabel Manrique de Padilla.

He served with distinction in the army of the ...

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