Last Minute Revision: 10 Things About Macbeth | Beatrice

Last Minute Revision: 10 Things About Macbeth | Beatrice

Here are 10 things about the play ‘Macbeth’…

1. There was a real King Macbeth
There was a real King Macbeth. He killed King Duncan in battle in 1040 near Elgin. King Macbeth ruled Scotland for 17 years and made a pilgrimage to Rome in 1050. Under his rule, Scotland was very peaceful and he was described as a liberal king. He was succeeded by his stepson Lulach the idiot. Lulach did not reign long and was himself succeeded by Duncan’s son Malcom.

2. Banquo is a mythological character
The people in Macbeth are all based on historical figures except Banquo and Fleance who were not real…

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