After a heated argument with della Rovere, Rodrigo convinces Pope Innocent to name King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain, "Most Catholic Majesty". The Medici give a bankrupted Pope Innocent a loan to pay off his son's gambling debts, in return for Giovanni de Medici's seat as a Cardinal. Rodrigo reveals his intention to restore the Saint Peter's Basilica, if he becomes Pope. Written by
Did You Know?
When Juan tells Cesare that Pedro Luis was murdered, he says that it was "the Moors, of course, in retaliation for our brother's victory at Rando." Juan obviously means the historical Battle of Ronda (1485), which was won by Pedro Luis Borgia. This misspelling is also present in the episode's subtitles. See more
Each of us over the course of our lives must learn to control our passions, whether it be love, jealousy or power. Ironically, that is where we gain our strengths.