Cawdor's Betrays The Crown

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Cawdor betrays the Crown In recent news from the front lines of the war with Norway, Scotland has just had a brush with catastrophe, with the apparent last minute betrayal of King Duncan by the notorious Thane of Cawdor. Cawdor's shocking alleged breach of his oath of fealty happened yesterday near Fife during the latest heated battle in the Norweyan war, where disaster for Scotland was staved off only by the heroic efforts of decorated Captains Macbeth of Glamis, and Banquo. The two of which overcame formidable odds, and defeated the Norweyan army and the turncoat Cawdor's forces before delivering the Thane to justice. In a first hand account of the incident is the Thane of Ross, who delivered the original message of the ordeal to the Sovereign king Duncan of Scotland. Ross said that though now the banners…show more content…
As for Cawdor's punishment, it is said that Macbeth, who is the new Thane of Cawdor, “....unseamed him from the nave to the chaps, and fix'd his head upon our battlements.” Now, though the conclusion of Cawdor's guilt is ubiquitous, one question remains, and that is; why did Cawdor do it? To provide insight into the treason suspects possible motives, is Dunsinane Academy philosopher Iain MacGowan, who theorizes several reasons for betrayal. “It is the common nature of those with titles and holdings to want to protect what they own, and there is no denying that Norway had the upper hand in this conflict, and by defecting to Norway, Cawdor likely felt his holdings would safer if he joined the stronger side.”. “Also,..” added MacGowan “The king of Norway might have offered him the reward of a better title or more land if he joined

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