Cesare Borgia takes an interest in the beautiful but married Ursula Bornadeo. Her husband had insulted him and his mother at Lucrezia's wedding and Cesare has every intention of seeking satisfaction. Lucrezia suffers at the hands of her brutish husband but takes an interest in a young stable boy, Paulo, a gentle lad who soon plots with her to get rid of his master. Cardinal Della Rovere visits the Duke of Milan to seek safe passage for an invading French army. The Pope dispatches his son to to speak to the Medicis about any plans they may have made with Della Rovere. The Pope entertains offers of marriage for his son Juan who is not keen with what is on offer. Another political wedding may be required. Written by
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Although Giovanni and Ludivico Sforza are mentioned as being cousins, in reality they were brothers. See more
We have merged our fortunes with the Sforza name... the consequence of that trust being betrayed would be most severe.
Cardinal Ascanio Sforza
Do you speak to me as Vice Chancellor, Your Holiness?
No, as a Sforza!
The Borgias Main Titles (Instrumental)
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