CAPTAIN BERNAL DIAZ
One of the Conquerors.
WRITTEN IN THE YEAR 1568.
——Labore, et expensis, et damno,
Tempore, veritatis cognitio adquiritur.
Translated from the Original
BY MAURICE KEATINGE ESQ.
PRINTED FOR J. WRIGHT, PICCADILLY,
BY JOHN DEAN, HIGH STREET, CONGLETON,
Expedition of Hernandez de Cordova. A. D. 1517. 1
Expedition of Juan de Grijalva. A. D. 1518. 13
Expedition of H. Cortes. A. D. 1519. 25
the armament commanded by H. Cortes, at St.
Juan de Ulua. Transactions and occurrences there. 54
The Spanish army advances into the country. 66
March of the Spanish army for the city of
in Tlascala. Submission of that nation. 89
The Spanish army proceeds on its march to
THE CONTENTS. vii
and city. Transactions and occurrences there. 132
of P. de Narvaez. His army defeated by Cortes
at Cempoal, May 26th. 1520.—Return of the Spaniards to
War there. Death of Montezuma. Expulsion of the
Spaniards, July 1st. Battle of Obtumba. Reception of the Spaniards
in Tlascala, July l0th. 178
Tlascala, July, 1520. Transactions
and occurrences there.
Foundation of the colony of
of the neighbouring districts by the Spaniards. 229 [sic; 231]
March of the Spaniards to besiege Mexico, December 28th.
1520. Investment of
city, and final conquest August 16th. 1521. 
and occurrences in
the conquest. 319
Expeditions of G. de Sandoval and P. de Alvarado. 333
Francisco de Garay. 340
under various officers. 351
and occurrences in Old and
Expedition against the Zapotecans. 379
Expedition of Cortes to Higueras. 390
the author to
Cortes goes to
the Marquis of the Valley. 453
and account of the valiant companions who
passed over to the conquest of
and magnanimous Don Hernando Cortes Marquis of the
Valley. Advantages resulting from the conquest—Transactions at
court. Concluding observations of the author. 483