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1

What were men seen as in 1606

Macho nature of their patriarchal society

2

How were women seen ?

Should be subordinate obedient and nurturing

3

What were women’s roles

To me mothers and wives

4

What is the symbol for women

Milk

5

What are the misogynistic values of their society

Powerless position of women led to some actually believing they were witches

6

What happened if you consulted with witches

You would me dammed

7

Who was king at the time

James the first king of both England and Scotland

8

What were people called who lived in the reign of james

Jacobeans

9

What happened in James court

Civil unrest caused by emerging corruption of James court Macbeth describes Duncan as ‘his silver skin lac’d with his golden blood’

10

Why was it dangerous to be king

High regicide for example the gunpowder plot

11

What does Macbeth say about regicide

The deep damnation of his taking off