Cardinal's Hat: Money, Ambition, And Everyday Life in the Court of a Borgia Prince

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Overlook Press, Apr 25, 2006 - Biography & Autobiography - 308 pages
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Traces the second son of Lucretia Borgia's achievement of the coveted position of Archbishop of Milan, in an account that draws on Ippolito d'Este's recently uncovered letters and ledgers and traces his rise to power and wealth in Renaissance Europe. Reprint.

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Review: The Cardinal's Hat: Money, Ambition, and Everyday Life in the Court of a BorgiaPrince

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Mary Hollingsworth's book, "The Cardinal's Hat: Money, Ambition, and Everyday Life in the Court of a Borgia Prince", is a satisfying antidote for the slipshod history presented by recent dramatic ... Read full review

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I had never read Hollingsworth before, and I liked her style. This book follows the early career of Lucrezia Borgia's sons, foucsing on how his household was run. This could have been a quite boring ... Read full review

Contents

A Family Man
4
The Palazzo San Francesco
25
On the Road
63
Copyright

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About the author (2006)

Mary Hollingsworth is an independent scholar and author of several books, including The Cardinal's Hat: Money, Ambition, and Everyday Life in the Court of a Borgia Prince (2005).

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