"National Opposition to the Avignon Papacy: As Avignon's fiscal tentacles probed new areas, monarchies took strong action to protect their interests."
Wow. I bet it was just my brain that just went in a completely different direction there...
"Shown here, a sandstone sculpture, The Prince of the World, carries a vivid warning. When viewers looked behind this young, attractive prince, they discovered that beauty is only skin deep: his body, like everyone else's, is filled with worms and flesh-eating frogs."
Oh. Well. It's so comforting that the nobility is really just like everyone else, filled with worms and flesh-eating frogs!
Okay, so maybe just a little overboard on the caffienated beverages... ;)