So, I rolled my eyes when Lucrezia was put in charge of the Vatican (oh dear, they’re rewriting history so it’s politically correct, again) … and it turns out this really happened.

History never ceases to amaze me.

(the painting is Frank Cadogan Cowper’s “Lucretia Borgia Reigns in The Vatican in the Absence of Pope Alexander VI”, 1908) 

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