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The Borgias S3 EP2 The Purge


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The Borgias is a historical-fiction drama television series created by Neil Jordan; it debuted in 2011 and was canceled in 2013.

The series is set around the turn of the 16th century and follows the Borgia family. It stars Jeremy Irons as Pope Alexander VI with François Arnaud as Cesare, Holliday Grainger as Lucrezia and David Oakes as Juan. Colm Feore also stars as Cardinal della Rovere.

The series follows the rise of the Borgia family to the pinnacle of the Roman Catholic Church and their struggles to maintain their grip on power. The beginning of the first season depicts the election of Rodrigo Borgia to the papacy through simony and bribery, with the help of his sons, Cesare and Juan. Upon winning the election, Rodrigo Borgia becomes Pope Alexander VI, which then thrusts him and his family deep into the murky heart of politics in fifteenth-century Europe: from shifting loyalties within the College of Cardinals to the ambitions of the kings of Europe to the venomous rivalries between the noble families of Italy at the time.

21 2 "The Purge" Kari Skogland Neil Jordan April 21, 2013 

Now fully recovered, Alexander tasks Cardinal Sforza with instigating an "inquisition" among the Cardinals who were plotting against him whilst dying. With the "evidence" he needs, Alexander dismisses and banishes all the Cardinals he does not trust. But Cardinal Orsini does not leave quietly, forcing blood to spill. Caterina Sforza orders Rufio to seek support from the mercenary warlords of the Romagna families – Orsini, Vitelli and Colonna. Lucrezia is annoyed that her future in-laws will not welcome her son, Giovanni, at court and also rejection from Alfonso because he refuses to have sex before marriage. This makes her realize how much she loves and relies on Cesare, and she pleads with him to negotiate for her son to follow her to Naples.

Posted by George Freund on August 7, 2019 at 9:40 PM 116 Views