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|Images by Juan Manuel Gabino Villascán, May 06, 2001|
In the colonial era, the pennant of the vice-roy was notoriously influenced by the the one of Castille, being intitutionalized during the rule of don Alonso de Estrada, in 1530, the first Pennon Walk at August 13, to celebrate on that date the fall of Tenochtitlan, nine years before.
Jorge Candeias, 27 Oct 1997, translating from La Bandera Mexicana website