The History of Leith

April 12, 2008

David Rizzio

David Rizzio or David Riccio (c. 1533 – March 9, 1566) was an Italian courtier, born in Turin, the son of a music teacher, who rose to become the private secretary of Mary, Queen of Scots. Mary’s husband, Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, is said to have been jealous of their friendship, and joined in a conspiracy of Protestant nobles to murder him. for more click here

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