Category Archives: rodrigo borgia

Coming Soon: An Online Course on the Borgia Family.

I’m very pleased to announce that I will be leading a course on “The history of the Borgias” over on medievalcourses.com and it will be starting very soon! Keep an eye out for more information over on medievalcourses, their facebook … Continue reading

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[Review] In The Name Of The Family – Sarah Dunant

It is 1502 and Rodrigo Borgia, a self-confessed womaniser and master of political corruption is now on the Papal throne as Alexander VI. His daughter Lucrezia, aged twenty-two, already thrice married and a pawn in her father’s plans, is discovering … Continue reading

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On This Day In History – Rodrigo Borgia Is Born

Starting off the year as I mean to go on, I thought I’d drop in with a little “On This Day In History” post for you all. On 1st January 1431, Rodrigo Borgia was born in Xatvia Spain. His birth … Continue reading

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[Looking Back] The Borgia Apartments, The Vatican

Due to a bit of writers block I thought I would share a post I did a while ago, all about my trip to the Borgia apartments at the Vatican. The Disputation of St Catherine – Pinturicchio After Rodrigo Borgia … Continue reading

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[Review] Borgia: Faith & Fear ~ Season 2 Episode 1: "The Time Of Sweet Desires"

I’m sure you will all remember my review of Borgia: Faith & Fear’s first season and that I was rather impressed with it. I found it much more riveting, and much more accurate than the equivalent Showtime series “The Borgias”. … Continue reading

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