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Rizzio

[rit-see-oh, reet-; Italian reet-tsyaw] /ˈrɪt siˌoʊ, ˈrit-; Italian ˈrit tsyɔ/
noun
1.
David
[dah-veed] /ˈdɑ vid/ (Show IPA),
1533?–66, Italian musician: private foreign secretary to Mary, Queen of Scots 1564–66.
Also, Riccio.
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Rizzio

/ˈrɪtsɪəʊ/
noun
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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
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