They say one or two of Henry VIII's wives practised laying their head on a block so they could face the end with dignity.
Pietro to Catherine in Inquisition

Pietro de' Medici is an Italian nobleman and cousin to Catherine de' Medici. He makes his first and only appearance in Inquisition and is portrayed by Canadian actor Evan Sabba.

Pietro is a member of the House of Medici.

Season OneEdit

In Inquisition, Petro and Francesca arrive at court to tell Catherine that under their pressure the pope refused to see Henry II to have their marriage annulled. Also telling her that because of this Henry has accused her of adultery and plans to have her killed for treason. When an executioners block is braught in the room he tells her that some of Henry the eight's wives practised laying their head on it.

Later that day Pietro and Francesca join Catherine outside to interrogate the wet nurse about information on the pagan baby. When Jean refused to give them any information on the location of the child. They tortured her and eventually received the information on were the baby was being kept.

Later that night both he and Francesca go to tell Catherine that she has disgraced the family and give her the means to commit suicide instead of being executed before they leave court.


Pietro is quite a proud man. He also isn't afraid to do what needs to be done considering he tortured a young woman to recieve information he needed and had no problem doing so. He is also very concerned with public perception of him and his family.

Physical AppearanceEdit

Pietro is a man in his early forties with short brown hair with a thinning hair line. He also have a clean cut beard and moustache, blue eyes and pale skin. As all nobles do he dresses in fancy and intricate suits displaying his families wealth.



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