Death, on a Pale Horse is the seventh episode of season one, as well as the seventh episode of the series. It was written by Neil Jordan, and directed by Jeremy Podeswa.


Plot synopsisEdit

The invasion by King Charles of France and Della Rovere proceeds with victory seemingly inevitable as the French sack the city of Lucca and the Italian powers flee to their banner, with Lucrezia's husband Giovanni Sforza poised to join them in the name of Milan; inventor Leonardo Da Vinci shows his drawings and blueprints for war machinery to the invaders.[1]


Jeremy Irons as Rodrigo Borgia
François Arnaud as Cesare Borgia
Holliday Grainger as Lucrezia Borgia
Lotte Verbeek as Giulia Farnese
David Oakes as Juan Borgia
Aidan Alexander as Joffre Borgia
Steven Berkoff as Girolamo Savonarola
Colm Feore as Giuliano Della Rovere
Joanne Whalley as Vanozza Cattaneo (voice)
Emmanuelle Chriqui as Sancia of Naples
Julian Bleach as Niccolo Machiavelli
Ruta Gedmintas as Ursula Bonadeo
Michel Muller as King Charles VIII
Luke Pasqualino as Paolo
Augustus Prew as Prince Alfonso of Naples
Peter Sullivan as Cardinal Ascanio Sforza
Mickey Sumner as Francesca
Ronan Vibert as Giovanni Sforza
Mark Noble as French General
Anne Lambton as Abbess
Arkie Reece as French Rider
Joseph Kelly as King Ferrante of Naples
László Konter as Cardinal Colonna
Vernon Dobtcheff as Cardinal Julius Versucci
Bosco Hogan as Cardinal Alessandro Piccolomini
Cesare Taurasi as Piero De Medici
Gina McKee as Catherina Sforza
Edward Petherbridge as Friar Raphael


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Sneak peeksEdit

The Borgias 1x07 Death, on a Pale Horse - Lucca

The Borgias 1x07 Death, on a Pale Horse - Lucca

The Borgias 1x07 Death, on a Pale Horse - Our Very Survival

The Borgias 1x07 Death, on a Pale Horse - Our Very Survival


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