Rizzio

[rit-see-oh, reet-; Italian reet-tsyaw]
Also Riccio.
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Rizzio

Riccio

noun
  1. 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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