Like A Thief
IN The Night

Anna; XVIII, ENFP

"And we swagger because we do not know how to part with our rage, which we cherish and press cutting close, but we learn to swagger — or rather, we’re swaggered, briefly, while the wind blows and things burn and our hands are full — because we know it darkly all the same."

It is red, as a sign of the dignity of the order of cardinals, signifying that you are ready to act with fortitude. Red, as a sign that you are willing to spill your blood for the increase of the Christian faith, into which you have all been baptized. Benedicat vos omnipotens Deus, Pater, et Filius, et Spiritus Sanctus.

lucreziaborgiad:

One can hate and love, I’ve found.

Cesare & Lucrezia + black and white for elisabethtudors

insp. x


Aut Caesar, aut nihil.

Aut Caesar, aut nihil.


Lotte Verbeek as Giulia Farnese in The Borgias [ x ]

Lotte Verbeek as Giulia Farnese in The Borgias [ x ]







The Borgias

The Borgias

cesare and lucrezia as hipster theatre kids in london; one primed as the ingenue of the big screen, the other working quietly, calmly in the background, planning his rise from the stage.

otp challenge; 6 Moments → [ 1 / 6 ]

make me choose » anonymous asked Mark Ryder Cesare (faith and fear) or Francois Arnaud (the borgias)

Lucretia herself came into the world April 18, 1480. This exact date is given in a Valencian document. Her father was then forty-nine and her mother thirty-eight years of age. The Roman or Spanish astrologers cast the horoscope of the child according to the constellation which was in the ascendancy, and congratulated Cardinal Rodrigo on the brilliant career foretold for his daughter by the stars. [x]

Lucretia herself came into the world April 18, 1480. This exact date is given in a Valencian document. Her father was then forty-nine and her mother thirty-eight years of age. The Roman or Spanish astrologers cast the horoscope of the child according to the constellation which was in the ascendancy, and congratulated Cardinal Rodrigo on the brilliant career foretold for his daughter by the stars. [x]

The Borgias + women[x]