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This inventor and pioneer industrialist is credited with inventing - or at least popularizing - the water frame and carding engine
He began as a barber and wig maker
His mass-production techniques were copied around the world
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09 March, 1566
David Rizzio murdered at Holyrood Palace
Rizzio was advisor and secretary to Mary, Queen of Scots.