Thursday, May 28, 2015

Fact of the Day: Queen Macbeth

While in Shakespeare's play Macbeth, the King's wife is known only as Lady Macbeth. She was actually based on an actual Queen of Scotland. Her real name was Gruoch Boite.

10 comments:

Huggybear said...

And I think she really lived up to her name.
You can have quite a fiddle with that name, eh?
How about "Grouchy Bitch" - ha ha.
Colin (Brisbane. Australia)

Kay said...

But did she do the sort of things Shakespeare's Lady Macbeth did?

Margaret D said...

Didn't know that..

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Oh, I didn't know that.

Pat Hatt said...

That is quite the name

Christine said...

Interesting.

Al Penwasser said...

I think "Lady Macbeth" is easier to say.
The other makes you sound like you're drowning in spit.

Mary Kirkland said...

I don't think I can pronounce that. lol

DEZMOND said...

now, how to pronounce that?

bj said...

I favor the name Lady Macbeth...at least I can pronounce it. :)