He went to Holyrood, and gazed with reverence and profound belief at the stains of Rizzio's blood.
The daring advice of Rizzio fell in with her natural temper.
In the meantime, Rizzio was not without some apprehensions for his personal safety.
Rizzio consulted Melville, asking his judgment as to what he had better do.
John (‘in Dalkeith’) stood sentry without Holyrood while the banded lords were despatching Rizzio within.
They considered Darnley and Rizzio both as their rivals and enemies.
First came Morton, the Chancellor, who was to be dispossessed of the great seal in Rizzio's favour.
He killed one of Mary's friends, named Rizzio, and afterwards he was killed himself.
Bothwell had such power over her that he induced her even to pardon the assassins of Rizzio.
Rizzio clung to his patroness's robe, but was dragged off and slain.