Coat of arms of the dukes of Gandía . Coat of arms of the dukes of Valentinois . The House of Borgia ( ; Italian:  ; Spanish : Borja ; Valencian : Borja ) was an Italo-Spanish noble family, which rose to prominence during the Italian Renaissance . They were from Valencia , the surname being a toponymic from Borja , then in the Crown of Aragon , in Spain . The Borgias became prominent in ecclesiastical and political affairs in the 15th and 16th centuries, producing two popes: Alfons de…

Coat of arms of the dukes of Gandía . Coat of arms of the dukes of Valentinois . The House of Borgia ( ; Italian: ; Spanish : Borja ; Valencian : Borja ) was an Italo-Spanish noble family, which rose to prominence during the Italian Renaissance . They were from Valencia , the surname being a toponymic from Borja , then in the Crown of Aragon , in Spain . The Borgias became prominent in ecclesiastical and political affairs in the 15th and 16th centuries, producing two popes: Alfons de…

Enrique de Cardona y Enríquez (1485–1530) Created cardinal on November 21, 1527 by Pope Clement VII

Enrique de Cardona y Enríquez (1485–1530) Created cardinal on November 21, 1527 by Pope Clement VII

Juan de Borja de Llançol Romany, Cardinal of the Holy Roman Church. Pope Alexanders nephew

Juan de Borja de Llançol Romany, Cardinal of the Holy Roman Church. Pope Alexanders nephew

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