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Charles V was the ruler of the Holy Roman Empire from 1519-1556 AD. He was also the ruler of Spain from 1516-1556 AD under the name Charles I.

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Did native Mexicans prefer Spanish rulers to the Aztecs?

In his letter to Charles V, Hernan Cortes states that "it was only necessary to threaten to return them [the natives] to their native masters in order to make them serve the Spaniards very willingly." ...