Lucretia Borgia a drama in three acts

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Published by W.V. Spencer in Boston .

Written in English

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  • Borgia, Lucrezia, -- 1480-1519 -- Drama

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Statementadapted from the French of Victor Hugo by J.M. Weston.
SeriesSpencer"s Boston theatre -- no. 35., English and American drama of the nineteenth century
ContributionsHugo, Victor, 1802-1885.
The Physical Object
Pagination60, [52] p.
Number of Pages60
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Open LibraryOL17809474M

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As for Lucretia Borgia, she died inaged 39 shortly after giving birth to her tenth child, whilst Bayard, true to his family’s noble tradition was killed in battle in However, rather than dying an honourable death by the sword like his ancestors, Bayard was slain by a ball from the weapon that would end the age of chivalrous.

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Price. By virtue of noble birth, Lucrezia, the illegitimate daughter of Rodrigo Borgia, comports herself with the arrogance of privilege from an early age, raised alongside her "golden" brother, Cesare.

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