Lucrezia and Giulia Farnese leave Sforza's castle for Rome but Paulo the groom pays a heavy price for helping them get away. The two women soon encounter a French patrol but Lucrezia manages to charm the French King. The Pope meets with the Spanish ambassador but doesn't get the help he was expecting. Despite the advice of his Cardinals that they decamp and leave Rome, he refuses to do so. Juan does come up with a plan to meet the French forces long before they reach Rome. They find themselves just a bit outnumbered however. It's Lucrezia who comes up with a solution.
Did You Know?
Although it is mentioned more than once that Charles VIII's French army numbers 25,000 men, it also included 10,000 Swiss mercenaries. See more
The use of chain-shot first occurred in 1631. Although Charles VIII revolutionized several aspects of artillery this was not one of them. See more
[Observing the retreating Papal army
Will the Good Lord see the justice in our cause, Micheletto?
Where war is concerned, your eminence, our Good Lord will take a holiday.
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Written by Trevor Morris See more