Francesco della Rovere

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Francesco della Rovere Italian pope from 1471 to 1484 who consented to the establishment of the Spanish Inquisition and built the Sistine Chapel (1414-1484)
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Usage

In literature:

His nephew, Francesco della Rovere, had married Alexander's niece, Angela Borgia.
"The Life of Cesare Borgia" by Raphael Sabatini
In the same year, 1471, Francesco della Rovere was raised to the Papacy with the memorable name of Sixtus IV.
"Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Second Series" by John Addington Symonds
In the same year, 1471, Francesco della Rovere was raised to the Papacy with the memorable name of Sixtus IV.
"Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Complete" by John Symonds
Francesco Maria della Rovere, duke of Urbino (born 1490; died 1535).
"Raphael" by Estelle M. Hurll
The white mantle is Francesco Maria della Rovere, nephew of Julius II.
"The Old Masters and Their Pictures" by Sarah Tytler
Borgia, Angela, married to Francesco Maria della Rovere, 115, 223, 310; wife of Alessandro Pio, 311.
"Lucretia Borgia" by Ferdinand Gregorovius
Rovere, della, Francesco, see Sixtus IV, Pope.
"A Short History of Italy" by Henry Dwight Sedgwick
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