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Macbeth
A Scottish general and the thane of Glamis.
Lady Macbeth
Macbeth's wife, a deeply ambitious woman who lusts for power and position.
The Three Witches
Three mysterious hags who plot mischief against Macbeth using charms, spells, and prophecies. They clearly take a perverse delight in using their knowledge of the future to toy with and destroy human beings.
Banquo
The brave, noble general whose children, according to the witches' prophecy, will inherit the Scottish throne... a friend of Macbeth.
King Duncan
The good king of Scotland whom Macbeth, ambitious for the crown, murders.
Macduff
A Scottish nobleman hostile to Macbeth's kingship from the start. He eventually becomes a leader of the crusade to unseat Macbeth.
Malcolm
The son of Duncan, whose restoration to the throne signals Scotland's return to order following Macbeth's reign of terror.
Hecate
The goddess of witchcraft, who helps the three witches work their mischief on Macbeth.
Fleance
Banquo's son
Lennox
a Scottish nobleman
Ross
a Scottish nobleman
The Murderers
A group of ruffians conscripted by Macbeth to murder Banquo, Fleance (whom they fail to kill), and Macduff's wife and children.
Porter
The drunken doorman of Macbeth's castle.
Lady Macduff
Macduff's wife. The scene in her castle provides our only glimpse of family life other than that of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. She and her home serve as contrasts to Lady Macbeth and the hellish world of Inverness.
Donalbain
Duncan's son and Malcolm's younger brother.