However impressive his talents and attainments may have been at this early stage, nothing but the influence of Vice-Chancellor Rodrigo can explain his appointment to the bishopric of Pamplona in Navarre in 1491. Cesare’s precocious advancement was carried to the furthest possible extreme when Rodrigo became pope: he was immediately given the see of Valencia, which Innocent VIII had raised to archiepiscopal status, so that that prestigious benefice had now been held by three consecutive generations of Borgias. GJ Meyer *
David Oakes and Holliday Grainger in ‘Goblin?’ (x)
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Krikor Jabotian: Haute Couture S/S 2014 Lookbook
"Oh, if only I were fifteen," she would sigh. "I know that I shall love the world above, and the human beings who live up there!"