Macbeth Time Line

  • Jan 1, 1520

    Duncan gives title to Macbeth

    Duncan gives title to Macbeth
    Thane of Cawdor
  • Jan 1, 1521

    Witches Predictions

    Witches Predictions
    Witches predict that Macbeth will be the Thane of Cawdor
  • Jan 1, 1522

    Lady Macbeth is informed

    Lady Macbeth is informed
    after being informed of the predictions, Lady M decides that both her and her husband should kill Duncan
  • Jan 1, 1523

    Wife temps Macbeth to follow plan

    Wife temps Macbeth to follow plan
    Taunts him by telling him that he will only be a man if he kills the King
  • Jan 1, 1524

    Macbeth Kills the King

    Macbeth Kills the King
  • Jan 1, 1525

    Macbeth Kills the Kings Bodyguards

    Macbeth Kills the Kings Bodyguards
  • Jan 1, 1526

    Macbeth indirectly murders Banquo

    Macbeth indirectly murders Banquo
    To prevent the witches prophecy from coming true
  • Jan 1, 1527

    Lady Macbeth visits Doctor

    Lady Macbeth visits Doctor
    She begins sleepwalking and feels a huge pang of guilt.
  • Jan 1, 1528

    Macbeth is killed in battle

    Macbeth is killed in battle
    Macduff kills him after telling him that he was "ripped" from the womb of his mother.