Borgia: Cardinal Rodrigo Borgia becomes Pope
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world history
middle ages
papal coronation

Cardinal Rodrigo Borgia is elected as Pope Alexander VI. This clip depicts a pivotal conclave: Pope Alexander will guide the Catholic Church at the outset of the Age of Exploration and confirm Spain's claims of sovereignty in new realms.

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  • Sean Kavanagh
    over 1 year ago
    Borgia is asked three times, as according to the custom, "Acceptasne electionem de te canonice factam in Summum Pontificem"? (Do you accept your canonical election as Supreme Pontiff?)
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