Duterte was referring to Lucrezia Borgia, the daughter of Spanish Cardinal Rodrigo Borgia who later became Pope Alexander VI
and his mistress Vannoza Cattanei in the 15th century.
Rodrigo Borgia, while a priest, had four children with his mistress before he became Pope Alexander VI
, an excess that helped spur Martin Luther's Protestant Reformation.
| 1492: The infamous and corrupt Roderigo Borgia bribed enough cardinals to become Pope Alexander VI
It included the earliest nautical charts made in the 15th and 16th centuries, jealously guarded by the Portuguese and Spanish that both claimed rights to the islands following the 1493 Papal Bull 'Inter Caetera' issued by Pope Alexander VI
that cut the world in half like an orange and granted rights to discover the unknown world to the competing crowns of Portugal and Spain.
1495 - A bull from Pope Alexander VI
confirmed the foundation of Aberdeen University.
Pope Alexander VI
declared their marriage null and void on December 15, 1498.
1494: The Treaty of Tordesillas is signed Pope Alexander VI
divided the New World between Spain and Portugal, giving Portugal the coastline of Brazil - and subsequently its vast interior.
(Pope Alexander VI
's use of cantarella to kill off some of his cardinal enemies is the stuff of popular culture, not historical fact.) Cardinal Louis Billot got into a protracted struggle with Pope Pius XI over the latter's condemnation of Action Francaise and resigned his cardinal's hat, but the initiative was apparently Billot's.
1492: The infamous and corrupt Roderigo Borgia bribed enough cardinals to become Pope Alexander VI
. 1897: Enid Blyton, children's author, was born in East Dulwich.
ON THIS DAY 1492: The infamous and corrupt Roderigo Borgia bribed enough cardinals to become Pope Alexander VI
It was an infamous party held in the Papal Palace by debauched Cardinal Cesare Borgia, son of Pope Alexander VI
on October 30, 1501.
With the Papal Bull of 1493, Pope Alexander VI
drew the roadmap to all the Trails of Tears when he gave the New World to Spain and sanctified a process that would take more than 12 million indigenous lives in the area of the United States alone-deaths caused not just by germs but by guns and deliberate starvation.