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claire1953 made a comment Sep 23 2018
"The reason I picked up this book is that I was planning to visit the Palace and gardens of D’Este in Tivoli near Rome. He was in fact her third husband , her first marriage having been annulled and her second husband Alfonso of Naples assassinate..." Permalink
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Glamorous and predatory, the Borgias became Italy's most ruthless and powerful family, electrifying and terrorizing their 15th-century Renaissance world. To this day, Lucrezia Borgia is known as one of history's most notorious villainesses,...
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claire1953 added a title to their In progress shelf Sep 09 2018
The Borgias fascinated and terrorized fifteenth-century Renaissance Italy, and Lucrezia Borgia, beloved daughter of the pope, was at the center of the dynasty's ambitions. Slandered as a heartless seductress who lured men to their doom, was she in...
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claire1953 made a comment Aug 15 2018
"I have read a few books about Wallis Simpson ans was not sure I should read yet another one. Because of Andrew Morton’s access to some never seen materials (see his acknowledgments at the end of the book) we discover more information about a woman..." Permalink
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