https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Alexander_VI

Pope Alexander VI, born Rodrigo de Borja was Pope from 11 August 1492 until his death. He is one of the most controversial of the Renaissance popes, partly ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vitriol

In chemistry, vitriol is an archaic name for a sulfate, and vitriol names have the obvious ... The term "Oil of Vitriol" is referenced as a key component to the Sherlock Holmes story "The Adventure of the Illustrious Client". The term "Oil of Vitriol" ...

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The historical name of this acid is oil of vitriol. Sulfuric acid is a diprotic acid and shows different properties depending upon its concentration.

http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/alexanderVI.htm

Pope Alexander VI epitomizes this corruption. Born as Rodrigo Borgia in Spain in 1431, he was elected Pope in 1492, an event that spawned rumors that he had ...

https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oil%20of%20vitriol

Oil of vitriol definition is - concentrated sulfuric acid.

https://www.britannica.com/biography/Alexander-VI

Politically isolated, Alexander sought assistance from the Turkish sovereign, Bayezid II. In the course of the pope's meeting with King Charles in Rome in early  ...

https://www.patheos.com/blogs/unreasonablefaith/2009/07/the-unholy-grail-pope-alexander-vi-1431-1503/

Jul 1, 2009 ... The year was 1492, and Rodrigo Borgia became Pope Alexander VI. Among the most notorious of all papacies, Borgia's family was the ...

https://www.historytoday.com/history-matters/were-borgias-really-so-bad

Oct 1, 2013 ... Painting by John Collier, A glass of wine with Caesar Borgia, from left: Cesare Borgia, Lucrezia, Pope Alexander, and a young man holding an ...

https://www.biography.com/political-figure/lucrezia-borgia

Synopsis. Lucrezia Borgia was the daughter of future pope Alexander VI, and her three marriages into influential families helped build the political power of her ...

https://io9.gizmodo.com/what-was-in-cantarella-the-borgias-famous-poison-1668857273

Dec 9, 2014 ... In 1503, Pope Alexander VI had a bit of a problem with the Venetian ... It was common to suspend arsenic in animal or vegetable oils, so it's not ...