Macbeth - Context

HideShow resource information


·        Context – A04  - Macbeth is set in the 11th century.



·        Shakespeare based ‘Macbeth’ on actual kings:
    - Duncan 1 – King of Scotland 1034 – 1040
   - Macbeth – King of Scotland 1040-1057

·        Shakespeare got the plot for his play from the ‘Hollinshed’s Chronicles’.

·        The character of ‘Lady Macbeth’ is wholly


No comments have yet been made

Similar English Literature resources:

See all English Literature resources »See all Macbeth resources »