Mycroft has enlisted his brother to help solve the murders that may be key elements of a much more elaborate and pernicious plot on the Queens life. But the circumstances of the two victims deaths also call to Holmes mind the terrible murderin Holyroodof "The Italian Secretary," David Rizzio. Only Rizzio, a music teacher and confidante of Mary, Queen of Scots, was murdered three centuries ago. Holmes proceeds to alarm Watson with the announcement that the Italian Secretarys vengeful spirit may have taken the lives of the two men as punishment for disturbing the scene of his assassination.
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