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2 Plays: King Lear; Macbeth by William Shakespeare
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
Enter Three Witches by Caroline Cooneyas Lady MacBeth
Everything you always wanted to know about acting, but were afraid to ask, dear by West End Producer
Kill Shakespeare Volume 1 by Conor McCreery
Kill Shakespeare, Volume 2: The Blast of War by Conor McCreery
Lady Macbeth by Susan Fraser King
Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk Op. 29: An Opera in Four Acts [libretto] by Dmitri Shostakovich
Macbeth by William Shakespeare
Macbeth (No Fear Shakespeare Graphic Novels) by SparkNotes
Macbeth - English National Opera Guide 41 by Giuseppe Verdi
Macbeth [1971 film] by Roman Polanski
Macbeth: The Graphic Novel by John F. McDonald
Queen Hereafter by Susan Fraser King
Shakespeare the Seven Major Tragedies - The Modern Scholar Recorded Books by Harold Bloom
The Story of English in 100 Words by David Crystal
Studies in Hysteria (Penguin Classics) by Sigmund Freud
The Third Witch by Rebecca Reisert

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Wife of Macbeth. Ambitious for her husband and willing to do anything to help him steal the crown he wants, even act against her own nature.

Lady MacBeth is loosely based on Gruoch ingen Boite (fl. 1020–1054) was the daughter of Boite mac Cináeda, son of Cináed III. She is most famous for being the wife and queen of MacBethad mac Findlaích (Macbeth). The dates of her life are not certainly known.

Before 1032 Gruoch's first marriage was  to Gille Coemgáin mac Maíl Brigti, Mormaer of Moray, with whom she had at least one son, Lulach mac Gille Coemgáin, later King of Scots. Gille Coemgáin was killed in 1032, burned in a hall with fifty of his men. 

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