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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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La barbarie reside, segun este diario, en dos peligros que acechan la armonia cotidiana: el inmigrante italiano, Luis Rizzio, que llega para intentar violarla, y la ciudad, a donde su marido desea mudarse.
Bloom's identification of Yorick as Hamlet's father suggests a key addition to Winstanley's Scottish succession theory: that Yorick reflects Rizzio.
On March 9, 1566, Mary and a few attendants, including Rizzio, were dining in a small room adjoining her bedchamber at Holyroodhouse when Darnley burst into the room, followed by a clutch of armed noblemen who tore Rizzio from MaryAAEs arms.
She was married to her second husband, Lord Darnley, in its chapel in 1565; her French secretary and possible lover Rizzio was murdered in the royal apartments; and it was there she married her third husband, the Earl of Bothwell, in 1567.
Carr, commissioned by the estate of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, carries on the ratiocinative tradition of Sherlock Holmes with an adventure involving the murder of architect Sir Alistair Sinclair and his assistant in Scotland at Holyrood House, haunted by the ghost of David Rizzio, secretary to Mary Queen of Scots.
Besides his work with popular music, and his appearances in the standard nineteenth-century Italian and French operatic repertory in Mexico and the United States, Hoyos also sang in the 1932 Los Angeles premiere of David Rizzio, the opera by California composer Mary Carr Moore (1873-1957) about Mary Queen of Scots.
There had been rumours Mary Queen of Scots had an affair with her Italian-born secretary, David Rizzio, who was a hunchback.
According to our guide Robert, an underemployed actor who clearly faced a future of minor dinner theater, Rizzio was left looking like a "cored apple" after the classic case of overkill--but our tour wasn't complete until Robert reenacted most of the 56 puncture wounds.
Her secretary and lover David Rizzio was murdered as was her second husband Lord Darnley.
Keeping him at arm's length only made him angry and jealous of his wife's Italian favourite David Rizzio, and he plotted with other nobles to kill him.
Cierta noche, mientras la pareja real y algunos invitados cenaban, el conde se levanto de subito, abrio la puerta del salon a unos sicarios y les ordeno asesinar a Rizzio en presencia de Maria Estuardo, a la sazon con 6 meses de embarazo.