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16590RE: [TolkienDiscussions] Hi all! Here I am again :^)

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  • Jack
    Aug 8 11:25 PM

      Wikipedia gives a lot of detail about the real Macbeth




      From: TolkienDiscussions@yahoogroups.com [mailto: TolkienDiscussions@yahoogroups.com ] On Behalf Of Wilson, Bruce
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      Subject: RE: [TolkienDiscussions] Hi all! Here I am again :^)


      Are we discussing the real, historical King Macbeth of Scotland or the character by the same name in the Shakespeare play?  They are not the same person.


      I really don't know enough about Scottish history to say one way or the other.

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      From: TolkienDiscussions@ yahoogroups. com [mailto: TolkienDisc ussions@yahoogro ups.com ]On Behalf Of Jack
      Sent: Tuesday, August 08, 2006 1:23 PM
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      Subject: RE: [TolkienDiscussions ] Hi all! Here I am again :^)

      I had noticed that, but  it has the same effect – the baddie is discomfited. 

      Was Macbeth a baddie?  I read somewhere that he was a very progressive, benign king, possibly with a bad PR agency




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