New Laws

Blasco Núñez Vela , the 1st Viceroy of Peru , enforced the New Laws, resulting in a revolt of some encomenderos in which he was killed in 1546 by the landowning faction led by Gonzalo Pizarro who wanted to preserve a political structure based on the pre current Incan model. And in Peru, in addition to the aforesaid, let the Viceroy and Audiencia inform themselves of the excesses committed in the course of the occurrences involving Governors Pizarro and Almagro in order to report to us thereon, and from the principal persons whom they discover notoriously blameable in those feuds they then take away the Indians they have, and place them beneath our Royal Crown.

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