Rizzio, David

Rizzio, David, favourite of Mary, Queen of Scots, born in Turin; the son of a dancing-master; was employed by the queen as her secretary, and being offensive to the nobles, was by a body of them dragged from the queen's presence and stabbed to death, 9th March 1566.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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