In this Macbeth supplement and lesson (with worksheet) students compare and contrast Malcolm’s queen (St. Margaret) with Lady Macbeth and investigate the former’s critical influence on Scotland’s fate after the fall of Macbeth. [As discussed in the chapter “The King and the Saint” in Macbeth and the Dark Ages, Saint Margaret was the sister of the last living Saxon heir to the throne of England, Edgar Atheling, the great nephew of Edward the Confessor.]
SUPPLEMENT – Macbeth Supplement: SAINT MARGARET & HER ROYAL SONS
NEXUS Macbeth Supplements are designed for students to use online.
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