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Chronicles of the House of Borgia

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Chronicles of the House of Borgia
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Publisher: G. Richards
ISBN/ASIN: 1410225089
Number of pages: 452

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In little more than a century, from 1455 to 1572, Borgia sprang to the pedestal of fame ; leaping at a bound, from little bishoprics and cardinalates, to the terrible altitude of Peter's Throne ; producing, in those few years, two Popes, and a Saint and General of Jesuits.

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