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Pope Alexander VI   /poʊp ˌæləgzˈændər vaɪ/   Listen
Pope Alexander VI

noun
1.
Pope and father of Cesare Borgia and Lucrezia Borgia (1431-1503).  Synonyms: Alexander VI, Borgia, Rodrigo Borgia.






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... scruples of conscience should remain on this head, and to settle the question of right for ever, his holiness Pope Alexander VI. issued a mighty Bull, by which he generously granted the newly-discovered quarter of the globe to the Spaniards and Portuguese; who, thus having law and gospel on their side, and being inflamed with great spiritual zeal, showed the pagan savages neither favor nor affection, but ...
— Knickerbocker's History of New York, Complete • Washington Irving



Words linked to "Pope Alexander VI" :   pope, Bishop of Rome, Borgia, pontiff, Holy Father, Roman Catholic Pope, Vicar of Christ, Catholic Pope



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