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This is post 4 of 4 in the series “TV Characters. The Borgia women” Lucrezia Borgia (18 April 1480 – 24 June 1519) was the daughter of Pope Alexander VI and Vanozza dei Cattanei. Her brothers included Cesare Borgia, Giovanni Borgia, and Gioffre Borgia. Lucrezia’s family later came to epitomize the ruthless Machiavellian politics and […]






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This is post 3 of 4 in the series “TV Characters. The Borgia women” Giulia Farnese (1474 – 23 March 1524) was mistress to Pope Alexander VI. She was known as Giulia la bella, meaning “Julia the beautiful” in Italian. Lorenzo Pucci described her as “most lovely to behold.” Follow me






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This is post 2 of 4 in the series “TV Characters. The Borgia women” The Borgia family became prominent during the Renaissance in Italy. They were from Valencia, the name coming from the family fief of Borja, then in the kingdom of Aragon, in Spain. The Borgias became prominent in ecclesiastical and political affairs in […]






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This is post 1 of 4 in the series “TV Characters. The Borgia women” The Borgia family became prominent during the Renaissance in Italy. They were from Valencia, the name coming from the family fief of Borja, then in the kingdom of Aragon, in Spain. The Borgias became prominent in ecclesiastical and political affairs in […]






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