people quit the borgias in ep 1 because “papal politics were boring” and that means they never got to see michelotto fingerpaint GOODBYE in some dude’s blood all over the floor and i think that’s a tragic misrepresentation of the show in tv history
Lucrezia: And if my husband proves ungallant?
Cesare: I shall cut his heart out with a dinner knife and serve it to you.
┖ 24 June 1519 - Death of Lucrezia Borgia
After giving birth to her fifth child while in Ferrara, who died shortly after being born, Lucrezia contracted puerperal fever, and died on June 24, 1519. She was 39 years old.