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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 – Cesare Borgia Is Born.

Despite the fact that Cesare Borgia’s actual birth date is not known – these things were not written down and logged as doggedly as they are today – 13th September 1475 seems to be the widely accepted date, and in … Continue reading

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Book Update #1

I’ve been scarceĀ for the past few weeks because I’ve been glued to my laptop, typing away on the book I’ve been working on for what seems like the past ten years. In reality it’s a lot less than that – … Continue reading

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A Lesson Learned

Today I sat down to work on my biography of Cesare Borgia and after a moment I wondered, “Where the hell are all my references”? It seemed as though the idea of referencing any of what I’d written down both … Continue reading

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On This Day In History…Cesare Borgia Is Born!

Whilst his exact date of birth is unknown, the general consensus is that today in 1475, is Cesare Borgia’s birthday. The exact date was never recorded but we do know for definite that he was born sometime between September 1475 … Continue reading

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