Hernán Cortés and the Conquest of Mexico – Part 6

Cuauhtémoc – the last emperor of the Aztecs

In the wake of his defeat at Tenochtitlan, Cortés has to fend off the Aztecs at the Battle of Otumba.

He must then consolidate his forces, and plot his return to the Valley of Mexico.

Meanwhile, smallpox ravages the Aztec Empire – and brings a new emperor – Cuauhtémoc.