Gonzalo Pizarro (half-brother of the more eminent Francisco
Pizarro) led a rebellion of conquistadors in Peru against the
imposition by Viceroy Nunez of the 'New Laws' which granted some
protection to the indigenous peoples. At the battle of
Xaquixaguana, an army under the control of Pedro de la Gasca, who
had been sent as an envoy from Spain to pacify the colony, defeats
Gonzalo Pizarro, and ends the separatist movement.
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Editors. "Battle of Xaquixaguana ends the separatist movement in Peru". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14787, accessed 24 July 2017.]