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Mar 15, 2019 · Caterina Sforza Son of Pope Alexander, Cesare Borgia was a powerful enemy with major forces at his command. After Imola and Forlì fell, Borgia set about besieging the Rocca di Ravaldino on...
Among the many famous episodes of his life, the encounter with Caterina Sforza during the Forlì siege of 1499 is one of the most legendary. After the occupation of Imola he entered in Forlì in the middle of winter while Caterina Sforza had arranged for a strong and brave defense of her Ravaldino Fortress.
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- Born This Way. Sforza was born in Milan in 1463 to Galeazzo Maria Sforza and his mistress, Lucrezia Landriani. When her father became Duke of Milan in 1466, he brought his children to the court.
- Cool Grandma. In the Milanese court, the family received a “humanistic” education. However, Sforza’s grandmother also trained her in decidedly cooler pursuits, like the art of diplomacy and even how to wield a weapon.
- A Doer, Not a Dreamer. Sforza wasn’t a huge fan of her academic schooling. She did, however display exceptional prowess in all activities that challenged her physically.
- First Marriage. Sforza was barely 10 years old when she got betrothed to Girolamo Riario, who was 29 at the time. Riaro was harsh and immoral, but Sforza’s family considered him a proper match because of his good qualities, like the fact that his uncle was the Pope Sixtus IV and…well, that’s pretty much his only good quality.
Gina McKee as Caterina Sforza: Cousin of cardinal Ascanio Sforza, Giovanni Sforza, Ludovico Sforza. Known as the legendary "Tigress of Forli" for her military prowess, she leads the powerful Sforza clan and is a chief rival for power in Italy. Like the rest of the Sforzas, she refused to support the pope against the impending French invasion.
Micheleto learns his kept lover is a Sforza informant, Caterina Sforza mounts the Shroud of Turin as a rival holy relic, and Fredirigo puts Lucrezia under house arrest. Director: David Leland | Stars: Jeremy Irons, François Arnaud, Holliday Grainger, Sean Harris. Votes: 351