In Act I of Macbeth, who is sentenced to death?

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prhodes | High School Teacher | (Level 2) Adjunct Educator

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It is the original Thane of Cawdor, who has committed treason by aligning himself with the rebel cause and the Norwegian army which has invaded Scotland. His title is given to Macbeth by King Duncan, which is ironic, as Macbeth himself shortly commits treason by murdering his king.