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Macbeth, King of Scotland
Definition by Mark Cartwright

Macbeth, King of Scotland

Macbeth Macfinlay (aka Mac Bethad mac Findláig) reigned as the king of Scotland from 1040 to 1057 CE. The ruler of Moray, he took the throne via the battlefield from his predecessor Duncan I of Scotland (r. 1034-1040 CE). Macbeth reigned...
Malcolm III of Scotland
Definition by Mark Cartwright

Malcolm III of Scotland

Malcolm III of Scotland (aka Máel Coluim mac Donnchada) reigned as king from 1058 to 1093 CE. He took the throne after his young predecessor Lulach (r. 1057-1058 CE), the stepson of Macbeth, king of Scotland (r. 1040-1057 CE), was...
Elizabethan Theatre
Definition by Mark Cartwright

Elizabethan Theatre

Elizabethan theatre, sometimes called English Renaissance theatre, refers to that style of performance plays which blossomed during the reign of Elizabeth I of England (r. 1558-1603 CE) and which continued under her Stuart successors. Elizabethan...
Picts
Definition by Joshua J. Mark

Picts

The Picts were a people of northern Scotland who are defined as a "confederation of tribal units whose political motivations derived from a need to ally against common enemies" (McHardy, 176). They were not a single tribe, nor necessarily...
Edward the Confessor
Definition by Mark Cartwright

Edward the Confessor

Edward the Confessor, also known as Saint Edward the Confessor, reigned as king of England from 1042 to 1066 CE. Edward was reliant on the powerful Godwine (aka Godwin) family to keep his kingdom together but his achievements included a relatively...
Stone of Scone
Definition by Mark Cartwright

Stone of Scone

The Stone of Scone (Gaelic: Lia Fail), also known as the Stone of Destiny or Coronation Stone, is a block of sandstone associated with the coronation ceremonies of the medieval monarchs of Scotland. These ceremonies were held at Scone, a...
Macbeth Consulting the Vision of the Armed Head by Fuseli
Image by Henry Fuseli

Macbeth Consulting the Vision of the Armed Head by Fuseli

A 1793 CE painting by Henry Fuseli, 'Macbeth Consulting the Vision of the Armed Head', showing the Shakespearean character based on Macbeth Macfinlay, king of Scotland (r. 1040-1057 CE).
Posthumous Portrait of Macbeth, King of Scotland
Image by Jacob Jacobsz de Wet II

Posthumous Portrait of Macbeth, King of Scotland

A 17th century CE portrait of Macbeth Macfinlay, king of Scotland (r. 1040-1057 CE) by Jacob Jacobsz de Wet II. (Royal Collection)
Engraved Portrait of Macbeth Macfinlay
Image by John Hall (Attributed)

Engraved Portrait of Macbeth Macfinlay

An 18th century CE engraving of Macbeth Macfinlay, king of Scotland (r. 1040-1057 CE). Attributed to John Hall. (Royal Collection)
Map of Feudal Scotland
Image by Unknown Artist

Map of Feudal Scotland

A map of feudal Scotland. Created in 1876 CE.