Lucrezia Borgia

I should have my nurse help me try these styles. She has taught me a few, but these look more complicated. I would ask my mother if she actually cared about me, but it's okay because I have Nurse.

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In the Renaissance, 260 lbs. of sugared almonds were served at one of the weddings of Lucrezia Borgia (depicted here by Holliday Grainger in the Showtime series, The Borgias.

Lucrezia Borgia (Holliday Grainger) 'The Borgias' 2011-. Costume designed by Gabriella Pescucci.

Lucrezia Borgia (Holliday Grainger) 'The Borgias' Costume designed by Gabriella Pescucci. It's partially that the dress is gorgeous, but it's mostly that Lucrezia Borgia is actually wearing clothes.

Lucrezia Borgia was the illegitimate daughter of Rodrigo Borgia, the powerful Renaissance Valencian who later became Pope Alexander VI, and Vannozza dei Cattanei. Her brothers included Cesare Borgia, Giovanni Borgia, and Gioffre Borgia. It is often suggested that Cesare and Lucrezia may have had an incestuous relationship. Lucrezia's family later came to epitomize the ruthless Machiavellian politics and sexual corruption alleged to be characteristic of the Renaissance Papacy.

Lucrezia Borgia as St Catherine of Alexandria on a fresco by Pinturicchio in the Sala dei Santi, the Borgia apartments in the Vatican c.

Lucrezia Borgia - Lucrezia was cast as a femme fatale, a role she has been portrayed as in many artworks, novels, and films. It is rumoured that she was in possession of a hollow ring that she used frequently to poison drinks.

Lucrezia Borgia April 1480 – 24 June was the illegitimate daughter of Rodrigo Borgia, who later became Pope Alexander VI.

The Borgias - Season 3 Promo - Holliday Grainger as Lucrezia Borgia

The Borgias - Season 3 Promo - Holliday Grainger as Lucrezia Borgia-inspiration for Eurydice's festival outfit

The Borgias - Lucrezia Borgia

The Borgias - Lucrezia Borgia (The costumes featured in this show are reproductions of fashions.

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