Person:Íñigo López de Mendoza, 1st count of Tendilla (1)

Íñigo López de Mendoza, 1st count of Tendilla
  1. Diego Hurtado de Mendoza, 1st Duke of the Infantado1417 - 1479
  2. Íñigo López de Mendoza, 1st count of Tendilla1419 - 1479
  3. Pedro González de Mendoza1428 - 1495
  4. Mencía de Mendoza
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Name Íñigo López de Mendoza, 1st count of Tendilla
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1419
Death[1] 17 Feb 1479 Tendilla, Guadalajara, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Reference Number? Q8078608?

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Íñigo López de Mendoza (1419 – 17 February 1479 in Tendilla, province of Guadalajara, Spain) was the second son of famous Spanish Poet and nobleman Íñigo López de Mendoza y Lasso de la Vega, marquis of Santillana, (1398–1458), and the cadet brother of Diego Hurtado de Mendoza, 1. duque of l'Infantado, (1417 - title awarded 22 July 1475 - 1479), the brother also of Archbishop and Cardinal Pedro González de Mendoza, (May 3, 1428 – January 11, 1495), named by his contemporaries "the third king of Spain".

He married Leonese lady Elvira de Quiñones, fighting in 1438, aged 19, in the conquest of Huelma, in the Nasri kingdom of Granada, near the border with the Jaén Christian territories and in 1445 in the First Battle of Olmedo, May 1445. When his father, Íñigo, 1st marquis of Santillana died in 1458, he received the village of Tendilla as well as Aranzueque, Armuña de Tajuña and Fuentelviejo being awarded in 1470 the title of Señor, (Sieur) of Huete, buying in 1475 Loranca de Tajuña to the count of Medinaceli, Luis de la Cerda, 1st duke of Medinaceli, dukedom awarded to his neighbor by ruling Queen Isabel I of Castile and her ruling husband Fernando II de Aragón on 31 October 1479.

He had two sons :

Both names were much used for centuries along the complicated Mendoza's family.

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