Rodrigo Borgia

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Related to Rodrigo Borgia: Lucrezia Borgia, Cesare Borgia
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Noun1.Rodrigo Borgia - Pope and father of Cesare Borgia and Lucrezia Borgia (1431-1503)Rodrigo Borgia - Pope and father of Cesare Borgia and Lucrezia Borgia (1431-1503)
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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.
One of her most notable roles was as Vannozza dei Cattanei, the mistress of Cardinal Rodrigo Borgia who became Pope Alexander VI in the colourful 2011 Showtime series The Borgias.
It's the winter of 1501-1502 when In the Name of the Family opens: Rodrigo Borgia is firmly ensconced in the Vatican as Pope Alexander VI, who openly "uses his illegitimate children as weapons to carve a new dynastic block of power." Cesare, his eldest son, is systematically directing his army of mercenaries in their march northward as they overtake the small city-states of Tuscany, breaking long-standing alliances and killing at will those he once supported.
Inspired by Joan of Arc, she seized control of Castile and Le n in 1474 over her husband Ferdinand of Aragon, ending a 24-generation struggle between Muslims and Christians and forcing North African invaders back over the Mediterranean sea, while laying the foundation for a unified Spain and negotiating for Spanish control over much of the New World with the aid of Rodrigo Borgia, Pope Alexander VI.
1492: The infamous and corrupt Rodrigo Borgia bribed enough cardinals to become Pope Alexander VI.
She is seen more correctly for what she was, a pawn in the hands of her ruthless father, Rodrigo Borgia. He is known in papal history as Pope Alexander VI.
Spaniard Rodrigo Borgia is elected Pope Alexander VI and embarks on the consolidation and expansion of his power through ruthless ambition, political subterfuge and his four children.
In the course of teaching church history in a seminary, I have more than once witnessed a collective blush as we cover the foibles of the 18-year-old Pope John XII or the infamous Rodrigo Borgia, Pope Alexander VI.
"Borgia": He played Rodrigo Borgia "El Pequeno" Lanzol.