Sunday, May 24, 2015

Fact of the Day: Macbeth

Macbeth is one of William Shakespeare's most famous plays, but the play's King actually existed. He was King of Scots from 1040-1057, though it is said he was killed in battle by the future Malcom III. Despite his role in Shakespeare's work, no historic evidence has been found to suggest Macbeth was a tyrant. 

8 comments:

  1. So was there a real Lady Macbeth?

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  2. I didn't know all of that, new a bit.

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  3. Macbeth and his dear "lady" were a curse for
    us here studying English literature.
    Pity that there are still a lot of evil Lady Macbeths still
    in this world!!!
    Shakespeare was not the flavour of the month / year, I can assure
    you in my final years of college.
    Cheers
    Colin (Brisbane. Australia.)

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  4. A fact a day keeps Jack from being a dull boy.

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  5. Uh-oh - so who really said, "out, out damn spot," to the dog?

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