The Borgias: Season 3, Episode 5

The Wolf and the Lamb (12 May 2013)

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Lucrezia and Micheletto plot the death of King Ferdinand II when he refuses her her baby as Cesare's promise of an annulment for Louis XII gain him a wife and army.



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Lucrezia will soon have to leave for Naples with her new husband, and is upset at having to leave her child behind. She soon develops a plan to rid herself of her principal opponent, but Micheletto proposes patience. He finds a solution to her dilemma. At Forli castle, Caterina Sforza formally proposes a union of the five powerful families against Pope Alexander. In Avignon, Cesare meets King Louis XII of France who wants his marriage to be annulled. Also in Avignon is Machiavelli, who advises Cesare that the King can be bought. Cesare wants an army most of all, but he is also looking for a bride, along with a French title and a dowry. The Pope tries to convince Bianca Gonzaga to return to her husband, but she has news for him. It is soon apparent that she is mad. Written by garykmcd

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Queen Joan fought the Pope's annulment of her marriage to Louis XII and ultimately retired to a convent. She was canonized in 1950. See more »


Joan of France: [Enraged after she has slapped Cesare] May you rot in the circle of Hell reserved for the Borgia family.
Cesare Borgia: There is no Hell, no Heaven either. This world is what we make of it.
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