Macbeth

The Weird Sisters Three witches who give Macbeth and Banquo prophecies, boss is Hecate
Duncan King of Scotland (at the beginning of the play)
Malcolm oldest son of King Duncan
Donalbain younger son of King Duncan
Macbeth Thane of Glanis at the beginning of the play, Scottish general in command of King Duncan’s army
Lady Macbeth Macbeth’s wife
Seyton attendant to Macbeth later in the play
three murderers hired by Macbeth to kill Banquo and Fleance
Doctor and Gentlewoman in Lady Macbeth’s service (when she is queen) – watch her sleepwalking
Banquo commander of King Duncan’s army with Macbeth at the beginning of the play
Fleance Banquo’s son
Macduff a Scottish noble
Lady Macduff (and son) Macduff’s family, murdered by Macbeth
Lennox, Ross, Angus, Menteith, Caithness Scottish nobles/Thanes
Siward commander of the English forces
Young Siward Siward’s son
Hecate queen of the witches, goddess of magic
Inverness Macbeth’s castle where most of the early action in the play takes place
Dunsinane Macbeth’s fortress where he is defeated
Birnam wood forest near Dunsinane castle “Birnam wood to Dunsinane castle” prophecy was fulfilled when troops marching to kill Macbeth used trees from Birnam wood to conceal their numbers
Glamis area in Scotland Macbeth was originally Thane of
Cawdor second area in Scotland Macbeth was Thane of
Fife area Macduff is Thane of
Ireland where Donalbain escapes to after King Duncan is murdered, one of the countries Scotland fought at beginning of the play
Norway country Scotland was fighting at the beginning of the play
Forres where Duncan lived
England where Malcolm escapes to after King Duncan is murdered

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