Macbeth Characters

Duncan King of Scotland, promises to make to reward macbeth and banquo, makes him Thane of Cawdor, Malcolm is his son who he names his heir, stabbed to death in his sleep by lady macbeth.
Malcolm Almost captured at the beginning of the play, Duncan’s son, prince of cumberland, flees to england after his father dies, leaves scotland for england because he doesn’t trust the nobles, works with Macduff and brings the army to kill macbeth
Donalbain Duncan’s second son, flees to ireland
Macbeth Thane of Cawdor, Thane of Glamis, eventually King, a General, Friend of banquo, husband of Lady Macbeth
Banquo Scottish Thane, Co-general to Macbeth, Friend of Macbeth, father of Fleance
Lennox A thane attending Duncan, though Macbeth was guilty, helped Malcolm’s army
Macduff Thane of Fife, was visiting Duncan, Found his dead body, helped Malcolm overthrow Macbeth, Husband of Lady Macduff
Rosse Thane who tells duncan of norwegian invasion, cousin of Lady Macbeth, tells macduff family is fine then says they aren’t
Menteth One of the four thanes who deserts Macbeth when Malcolm’s army invades and reinforces him
Angus Thane who is with Ross at the beginning, tells Macbeth he becomes Thane of Cawdor, one of the four Thanes who abandon Macbeth and join Malcolm against him
Caithness One of the four Thanes who joins with Malcolm against Macbeth in the end
Fleance Son of Banquo
Siward, Earl of Northumberland Veteran soldier of the english king, Malcolm’s uncle, leader of English troops Malcolm uses to over through Macbeth
Young siward Siward’s son, fights Macbeth in end but is killed
Seyton Macbeth’s Chief servant
Son to Macduff Son of Macduff and Lady Macduff, murdered by three murderers
Lady Macbeth Wife of Macbeth, plotted to kill Duncan, put the daggers back by Duncan’s body
Lady Macduff Wife of Macduff, murdered by three murdered
First Apparition Warlike shape of a head wearing a helmet, warns Macbeth of Macduff
Second Apparition Tells macbeth he won’t die at the hand of a woman
Third Apparition Tells macbeth not to fear defeat until Birnam woods comes to Dunsinane

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