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Borgias

15th-century family who stopped at nothing to gain power. [Ital. Hist.: Plumb, 59]
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The reason is that The Borgias came from Spain and the local Romans did not like intruders who feathered their own nests.
THE BORGIAS is a complex, unvarnished portrait of one of history's most intriguing and infamous dynastic families.
NEW The Borgias Sky Living, 9pm On Sunday, son Max plays a king in BBC1's The White Queen, here dad Jeremy Irons is Pope Roderigo in another blood-soaked, sexy series about the medieval Italians.
THERE'S a twinkle in the blue eyes of Cllr Nick Nolan as he recounts his favourite story about the infamous Italian political clan the Borgias.
Now, if you were a fan of Showtime's three-season series "The Borgias," you probably think you know quite a bit about the notorious Renaissance family of Spanish blood, raised to the highest levels of power in Italy.
The story of the lust and powercrazed Borgias has been portrayed in two BBC TV series.
ILine of Duty writer/director + actors from Game of Thrones, Happy Valley and The Borgias + controversial period novel = hit.
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OSCAR-winning actor Jeremy Irons is to star in a 10-episode television series The Borgias about the infamous Italian Renaissance family.
The infamous Borgias of Aragon were part of his family tree, and his maternal grandmother, Flora Tristan, earned a fiery reputation in France as "the workers' saint" for her socialist and feminist convictions.
He mentioned the Mafia and Machiavelli, and from there my mind strayed to the Borgias - who have resulted in some wonderfully entertaining historical films being made over the years.
Sky Atlantic's drama series is based on the Borgias, for whom incest, adultery, rape, bribery and murder were all part of their battle to stay top in the Italian capital.