Rodrigo Borgia, 1431?–1503, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1492–1503 (father of Cesare and Lucrezia Borgia).
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How to use Alexander VI in a sentence
And Pope Alexander VI had the painter Pinturicchio disguise his mistress as the Virgin Mary in one fresco.
One naturally sympathizes with the bold denouncer of Alexander VI.; but there was a lack of benevolence in his head and his heart.
When this grandson of Alexander VI died in 1543 he left no fewer than fifteen children.Lucretia Borgia | Ferdinand Gregorovius
Alexander VI displayed himself to the world, for whose opinion he had supreme contempt, as shamelessly and fearlessly as did Nero.Lucretia Borgia | Ferdinand Gregorovius
This excited fresh attacks, which in some measure continued to harass him, till, on the accession of Alexander VI.
In one of these, written upon the occasion of her father's death, he calls Alexander VI.Renaissance in Italy: Italian Literature | John Addington Symonds
British Dictionary definitions for Alexander VI
original name Rodrigo Borgia. 1431–1503, pope (1492–1503): noted for his extravagance and immorality as well as for his patronage of the arts; father of Cesare and Lucrezia Borgia, with whom he is said to have committed incest
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