Category Archives: the borgias

18 April 1480 – Lucrezia Borgia is born

On 18 April 1480, Lucrezia Borgia was born in Subiaco just outside Rome – the daughter of Cardinal Rodrigo Borgia and Vanozza Cattanei. She would have been born outside of the city as a method of keeping her birth and … Continue reading

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12th March 1507 – The Death of Cesare Borgia

On 12th March 1507, Cesare Borgia was killed in battle outside the walls of Viana. Having joined up with the King of Navarre following his miraculous escape from the prison of La Mota in Spain, Cesare and the army of … Continue reading

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"A Cup Of Champagne Prior To Victory" Interview with Ana Ularu from "The Borgias"

I am incredly honoured to host an interview with Ana Ularu whio played Charlotte D’Albret in “The Borgias”. The interview was conducted by my dear friend Dragos Moldoveanu of Asociaţia „Institutul pentru Studii Renascentiste” (The Institute of Renaissance Studies Association – AISR) … Continue reading

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[Review] Blood & Beauty by Sarah Dunant

“The more outrage the better. That way people will fear us while we are alive and never -ever- forget us when we are dead” I think it’s a well known fact amongst my readers that I am very picky when … 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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