d. rizzio


[rit-see-oh, reet-; Italian reet-tsyaw]
David [dah-veed] , 1533?–66, Italian musician: private foreign secretary to Mary, Queen of Scots 1564–66.
Also, Riccio.
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Rizzio or Riccio (ˈrɪtsɪəʊ)
David. ?1533--66, Italian musician and courtier who became the secretary and favourite of Mary, Queen of Scots. He was murdered at the instigation of a group of nobles, including Mary's husband, Darnley
Riccio or Riccio

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