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Rizzio: Life and legacy at court

Head and shoulders from a portrait of David Rizzio
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  • 18:30 - 20:30
  • £25.00
  • Booking essential. Eligible for 1-Year Pass.
  • Adults

    Join Emma Stead, Curator at the Palace of Holyroodhouse, and Dr Emanuela Patti, Lecturer in Italian at the University of Edinburgh and Principal Investigator of the Royal Society of Edinburgh Project ‘David Rizzio: An Italian at the Scottish Court’, to explore the extraordinary story of David Rizzio in this in conversation event. Learn more about the man behind the infamous tale and the ways in which his legacy has endured to this day, before exploring for yourself the historic rooms in which the dramatic events took place.

    Please note, the Palace of Holyroodhouse is largely accessible, with some restrictions in Mary, Queen of Scots' rooms.

    The income from your ticket contributes directly to The Royal Collection Trust, a registered charity. The aims of The Royal Collection Trust are the care and conservation of the Royal Collection, and the promotion of access and enjoyment through exhibitions, publications, loans and educational activities.