Johannes Burchart
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Season(s) 1, 3
Portrayed by Simon McBurney
First appearance 1x01 The Poisoned Chalice
Latest appearance 3x04 The Banquet of Chestnuts
Episode count 6
Status Alive

Johannes Burchart[1] is an expert on canon law whom the Pope and Cardinals turns to for advice.


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 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


  1. The historical Johannes Burchart is also spelled "Johann Burchard," but according to the subtitles on the DVDs, his name is spelled "Johannes Burchart," on the show.