Definition of Alexander vi
1. Noun. Pope and father of Cesare Borgia and Lucrezia Borgia (1431-1503).
Generic synonyms: Bishop Of Rome, Catholic Pope, Holy Father, Pontiff, Pope, Roman Catholic Pope, Vicar Of Christ
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1. The History of the Popes: From the Close of the Middle Ages. Drawn from the by Ludwig Pastor (1902)
"On the sword given by Alexander VI. to the Duke Boguslaw X. of Pomerania, ... *Bull of Alexander VI. of 28th Jan., 150x3, in the Capitular Archives at ..."
2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1893)
"POPE alexander vi. AND C.ESAR BORGIA: WERE THEY POISONED? ... were those of Roderigo Borgia, who was made Pope under the name of Alexander VI., and his son, ..."
3. Readings in European History: A Collection of Extracts from the Sources by James Harvey Robinson (1906)
"Pope Alexander VI had no care or thought but how to deceive, and always found material to ... Policy Borgia], Alexander VI had to face many difficulties, ..."
4. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"The accession of Alexander VI in August, 1492, seemed at first a great good fortune for Ludovico ; for his brother, the Cardinal Ascanio Sforza, ..."
5. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"In appealing from the decision of Alexander VI., he was taking the position which Julius II., in his bull Cum tanto divino, 1505, justified. ..."
6. Essays in Historical Criticism by Edward Gaylord Bourne (1901)
"THE DEMARCATION LINE OF POPE alexander vi.1 THE history of the Line of Demarcation established by Pope Alexander VI., separating the Spanish and Portuguese ..."
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