Macbeth Main Characters

Macbeth Thane of Glamis, and then thane of Cawdor, also a commander of Duncan’s army
Lady Macbeth Macbeth’s wife who was ambitious for power
Banquo Macbeth’s friend who was also a commander of Duncan’s army
Fleance Banquo’s son
Malcolm Duncan’s oldest son and successor to throne after Duncan, ran away to England
Donalbain Duncan’s youngest son who ran away to Ireland
Macduff Thane of Fife
Lady Macduff Macduff’s wife
King Duncan former king of Scotland
Hecate Goddess of the witches who continued with their plan to have Macbeth dead
The Three Witches The Weïrd Sisters who represented the three fates in Greek mythologyThree fates:1st: What was: Thane of Glamis 2nd: What is: Thane of Cawdor3rd: What will: King Hereafter
Young Siward Siward’s son who died fighting Macbeth
Siward English commander who helped Malcolm to his throne of Scotland
The Three Murderers helped Macbeth kill Banquo, Lady Macduff and her son(s) (Macduff’s whole family)
Lennox Scottish noble who “went through the gates of hell” when he entered Macbeth’s house after Duncan was killed
Ross Scottish noble who told Macbeth and Banquo that Macbeth became Thane of Cawdor
Porter the drunk man who let Macduff and Lennox go “through the gates of hell,” the atmosphere created after Duncan died

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