Lady Macbeth

Lady Macbeth

by

Susan King

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A village in central Scotland where the nation’s kings are crowned.
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Scone Term Timeline in Lady Macbeth

The timeline below shows where the term Scone appears in Lady Macbeth. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 21 
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Before arriving in Iona, Macbeth, Banchorrie, and Gruadh meet in Scone and discuss King Malcolm’s death. Banchorrie warns the couple that some people are accusing them... (full context)
Chapter 22 
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King Malcolm’s body is brought to Scone, where candlelight vigils are held. At Scone, Gruadh also witnesses Duncan’s crowning. Macbeth stands on... (full context)
Chapter 27 
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...outcome of the battle. Hearing Duncan has died, Thorfin offers to carry the body to Scone on one of his boats. Macbeth thanks him but turns him down. By noon the... (full context)
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Two days after arriving in Scone, mormaers, thanes, priests, and soldiers meet to elect a new king. Gruadh is not involved... (full context)
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According to tradition, Macbeth dumps a boot-full of soil on the mound at Scone, a hill that, according to legend, was built by generations of handfuls of dirt from... (full context)
Chapter 31
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...clearly dying. He refused to come inside, but insisted they took a boat south to Scone so they could crown Lulach as king.  (full context)
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...staying at Banchorrie to potentially recover, Gruadh agreed to go with Macbeth and Lulach to Scone. They traveled on a boat lent by Thorfin.   (full context)
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Macbeth made sure Gruadh understood that he wants to die in Scone as “rightful king of Scots,” not up north “a wounded king with half a realm.”... (full context)