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-- Philip Weller, November 13, 1941 - February 1, 2021
Dr. Weller, an Eastern Washington University professor of English and Shakespearean scholar for more than 50 years.


Macbeth Navigator: Character Index

Each page consists of an annotated list of all appearances and all mentions of a character. All speaking characters, except Macbeth, are listed in order of appearance. For a review of aspects of Macbeth's character, see the Macbeth Index.
Three Witches, the Weird Sisters.

Duncan, King of Scotland.

A bleeding Sergeant, who tells King Duncan and his entourage of the victories of Macbeth.

Malcolm, eldest son of King Duncan.

Donalbain, younger son of King Duncan.

Lennox, a Scottish nobleman who turns against Macbeth's tyranny.

Ross, a Scottish nobleman who turns against Macbeth's tyranny.

Angus, a Scottish nobleman who turns against Macbeth's tyranny.

Banquo, a Scottish general, and Macbeth's best friend.

Lady Macbeth, Macbeth's wife.

Messenger in the Household of Macbeth.

Macduff, a Scottish nobleman.

Fleance, son of Banquo.

Porter, the gatekeeper at Macbeth's castle.

Old Man, who can remember events from seventy years back.

Servant in the household of Macbeth.

Murderers, including the first two who Macbeth recruits to kill Banquo and Fleance, the third murderer who joins the first two, and the murderers who kill Lady Macduff and her children.

Hecate, goddess of Witches.

Another Lord, friend of Lennox.

Lady Macduff, wife of Macduff, and victim of Macbeth's murderous anger.

Son of Macduff, and victim of Macbeth's murderous anger.

Messenger in the household of Macduff, who warns Lady Macduff to flee Macbeth's hired killers.

English Doctor, who tells of the English King's miraculous power to cure a disease by simply touching the victim.

Scottish Doctor, who observes Lady Macbeth's sleepwalking.

Waiting Gentlewoman, an attendant of Lady Macbeth who witnesses her sleepwalking.

Menteith, a Scottish nobleman who joins forces with Malcolm and the English army to attack Macbeth's castle.

Caithness, a Scottish nobleman who joins forces with Malcolm and the English army to attack Macbeth's castle.

Seyton, the only follower of Macbeth who stays with him to the very end.

Siward, a renowned English general.

Young Siward, Son of Siward.