The family of the House of Borgia are remembered for their corrupt rule during the period when one of them, Rodrigo Borgia, was Pope. This text was taken from a series of essays on famous criminals and crimes by the author of The Count of Monte Cristo and The Three Musketeers, Alexandre Dumas. The Borgia's crimes reputedly ran the gamut from theft and bribery to rape, incest and murder.
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