The Borgias: France and The Church
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Pope Alexander VI dines with King Charles VIII of France, and the two evidently have an alliance. King Charles requests the Pope's help in his plan for the conquest of Naples, and the Pope offers him support.

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  1. How does the Pope feel about Naples?
  2. Why might Charles VIII want a papal legate to go with his armies to Naples?

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