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Lucrezia Borgia Life Love and Death in Renaissance ItalyDay Born the illegitimate daughter of Rodrigo Cardinal Borgia and his scheming mistress Vannozza Cattanei Lucrezia was twelve when her father became Pope Alexander VI and thirteen when she was forced into her first marriage She would marry twice gaining increasing power with each match until she came into her own as duchess of the city state of Ferrara Bradford argues that in her maturity Lucrezia was an enlightened ruler kind and decisive in time of war generous to the poets and artists of her court passiona. Unfortunately Lucrezia Borgia promises a lot it doesn't deliver onThe book is only half abo

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Free download ☆ Lucrezia Borgia: Life, Love, and Death in Renaissance Italy ☆ The very name Lucrezia Borgia conjures up everything that was sinister and corrupt about the Renaissance—incest political assassination papal sexual abuse poisonous intrigue unscrupulous power grabs Yet as bestselling biograThe very name Lucrezia Borgia conjures up everything that was sinister and corrupt about the Renaissance incest political assassination papal sexual abuse poisonous intrigue unscrupulous power grabs Yet as bestselling biographer Sarah Bradford reveals in this breathtaking new portrait the truth is far fascinating than the myth Neither a vicious monster nor a seductive pawn Lucrezia Borgia was a shrewd determined woman who used her beauty and intelligence to secure a key role in the political struggles of her. I'm still very interested in Lucrezia and the Borgias generally but I just do not like Brad

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Te in love and utterly indifferent to sexual morality Drawing from a trove of contemporary documents and fascinating firsthand accounts Bradford brings to life the art the pageantry and the dangerous politics of the Renaissance world Lucrezia Borgia helped to create Bradford is an expert on the Borgia family and in Lucrezia she has found a subject ideally suited to her gift for narrative and psychological insight Sex gossip murder astonishing beauty and ambition this is the Renaissance at its most irresistib. Like most historical figures that interest me I was first introduced to Lucrezia Borgia and