Francesco Todeschini Piccolomini
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Season(s) 1, 2, 3
Portrayed by Bosco Hogan
First appearance 1x01 The Poisoned Chalice
Latest appearance 3x02 The Purge
Episode count 16
Status Alive
Occupation Cardinal (formerly)

Francesco Todeschini Piccolomini was a cardinal in the church, he was banashed from the Vatican by the pope Alexander VI.


  • Was previously named Alessandro, but in season three it changed to Francesco Todeschini Piccolomini for unknown reasons. Probably because of a new character named Alessandro Farnese.


Season one appearances
The Poisoned Chalice The Assassin The Moor
Lucrezia's Wedding The Borgias in Love The French King
Death, on a Pale Horse The Art of War Nessuno (Nobody)

Season two appearances
The Borgia Bull Paolo The Beautiful Deception Stray Dogs The Choice
Day of Ashes The Siege at Forli Truth and Lies World of Wonders The Confession

Season three appearances
The Face of Death The Purge Siblings The Banquet of Chestnuts The Wolf and the Lamb
Relics Lucrezia's Gambit Tears of Blood The Gunpowder Plot The Prince