Characters: Old man, Rosse, Macduff
Location: Outside Macbeths Castle
Events: The Thane of Ross encounters an Old Man, who confirms the widespread reports of disruption in the natural world. Macduff appears with fresh news that Duncan is buried, that his sons have fled, and that the kingship has passed to Macbeth.
Quotes: “The sacred store-house of his predecessors and guardian of their bones.”