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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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The Big Question: Was Rodrigo Borgia Really The Father of Cesare, Juan & Lucrezia Borgia?

As I mentioned in my review yesterday, G.J Meyer has presented some very interesting arguments over the paternity of Cesare, Lucrezia and Juan Borgia. It has long been accepted that Rodrigo Borgia, Pope Alexander VI, was their father and legitimised … Continue reading

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Rodrigo Borgia Part 4 – His Relationship with Women

Jeremy Irons as Rodrigo Borgia and Lotte Verbeek in The Borgias Rodrigo Borgia, best known as Pope Alexander VI, was famous for being a man who wouldn’t let his religious calling get in the way of his women. He had … Continue reading

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Rodrigo Borgia Part 1: Early Church Career

Jeremy Irons as Rodrigo Borgia (Alexander VI) in Showtime’s The Borgias I’m sure most of you have gathered from my previous pieces on Lucrezia, Cesare and Juan Borgia that I am a big fan of this most notorious family. And … Continue reading

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