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Duncan I British & World English

(Circa 1010–40), king of Scotland 1034–40. He was killed in battle by Macbeth

Duncan I in Macbeth British & World English

(Circa 1005–57), king of Scotland 1040–57. He came to the throne after killing his cousin Duncan I in battle, and was himself defeated and killed by Malcolm III. Shakespeare’s tragedy Macbeth considerably embroiders the historical events