The Tragedy of Macbeth Characters

Duncan King of Scotland; first killed by Macbeth
Malcolm Son of Duncan; restored rightfully to the throne
Donalbain Son of Duncan; flees Scotland after Duncan’s murder
Macbeth Thane of Glamis, later Thane of Cawdor, then King of Scotland
Seyton Servant of Macbeth
Lady Macbeth Macbeth’s wife
Banquo A Scottish Thane; second to be killed; reappears as a ghost
Fleance Son of Banquo; Survives Macbeth’s murder attempt
Macduff Thane of Fife; finally kills Macbeth in revenge
Lady Macduff Wife of Macduff
Lennox Scottish Thane
Ross Scottish Thane
Siward Earl of Northumberland
Young Siward Son of Siward
Hecate Queen of the Witches
Weird Sisters (Wayward Sisters) Witches that plot mischief against Macbeth using charms, spells, and prophecies. Their predictions prompt him to murder Duncan, to order the deaths of Banquo and his son, and to blindly believe in his own immortality

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