Battle of Maraycalla

For the archaeological site in the Ancash Region, Peru, see Maray Qalla.
Battle of Maraycalla
Part of the Spanish conquest of Peru
LocationMaraycalla, present-day Peru
Result Decisive Spanish victory
Spanish Empire
Native Allies
Inca Empire
Commanders and leaders
Pizarro brothers Quizquiz
Unknown Unknown
Casualties and losses
Unknown Unknown

The battle of Maraycalla was fought in 1534 between Spanish conquistadors and renegade forces of the Inca Empire, whose capital Cuzco had been taken by the Spaniards in November 1533. The Inca army was commanded by famous general Quizquiz.
After losing the battle and fleeing into the mountains, the Inca general was slain by his mutinous forces, leaving no major commander to face the Spanish occupants until the rising of Manco Inca Yupanqui in the vast siege of Cuzco, the last major battle of the Incas.

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