This book begins in Scotland when King Duncan is at war with its rival, the King of Norway. It starts with a warrior named Macbeth who fights another warrior named Macdonald who betrayed his King to become a member of Norway’s. During the battle, the Kings, Thane of Cawdor gets arrested.
While this is happening Duncan decides to give the title Thane of Cawdor to Macbeth for his brave battle against Macdonald and defeating him. As Macbeth finishes off Macdonald him and Banquo set off home but they run into three witches. When they ran into three witches the witches gave them both predictions which Macbeth prediction was that he was going to be titled Thane of Cawdor and then after that becoming King and Banquo was going to be the father of kings. After the witches gave them there predictions they vanished. As they were walking they run into to men and they tell Macbeth that is is the new Thane of Cawdor.After hearing the news Macbeth is starting the believe the witches, then he starts to think how of Duncan death will happen in the witches second prophecy. Lady Macbeth which is Macbeth wife receives a letter from Macbeth telling her the witches to prophesy is true and that he is the Thane of Cawdor now.
When Macbeth get back from his fight Lady Macbeth tells him that she will plot Duncan’s murder. Lady Macbeth taunts Macbeth by saying that he’s only a man if he kills Duncan. Lady Macbeth explains her plan to Macbeth. There we going to kill Duncan then clear it up by putting the evidence on the bodyguards that were sleep. As Macbeth killed Duncan, Lady Macbeth has to put the dagger on the bodyguard because Macbeth weak mindset couldn’t do it .While she’s putting the dagger on the bodyguards Macbeth starts imagining and hearing voices say he shall sleep no more.
As Lady Macbeth returns she tells Macbeth that they need to clean them self with water to erase such a deed. Immediately after Macbeth and Lady Macbeth was there Macduff and Lennox arrive and find Duncans Dead body. Macbeth killed both of the bodyguards. Duncan’s son Donalbain and Malcom flee Scotland and go to Ireland and England. After Duncan dies Macbeth is thus now crowned for king since Duncan sons left.
Macbeth hires two murders to kill Banquo and his son Fleance because he remembered what the witches prophesy of Banquo however Fleance manage to escape but Banquo died.Macbeth visits the witches again to see what is future is like now.While Macbeth is visiting the witches he’s second man or apprentice the New Thane of Cawdor begins to turn on Macbeth. Macbeth rival Macduff visits Malcolm in England to prepare a army to fight against the Scots. As Macduff opens the door the witches give him three prophesy.
The first one is telling Macbeth to watch Macduff, the second tells him to not be scared of anybody, and the last one prophesied that his kingdom will fall.Meanwhile, in England Malcom test Macduff loyalty. When Macduff proves his loyalty to Malcom they both make a strategy to attack Macbeth.
Meanwhile in Scotland Macbeth has Macduff kids and wife murdered. Lady Macbeth starts sleepwalking which she reveals her guilt as she speaks that she cannot wash her hands of the bloodstains. Macbeth is preoccupied with his battle preparations, to worry about his wife and her needs. Malcolm told each of his soldiers a to cut a tree branch to disguise there army siz .