In act 1 scene 4 What is the connection between Duncan, Malcom and the Prince of Cumberland?

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Duncan is the present King of Scotland at the start of the play. Malcolm is his eldest son. This did not automatically entitle him to accession to the throne, but creating him Prince of Cumberland (which Duncan...

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Do you mean the relationship between the three?? If so, well Duncan is the King of Scotland and Malcom is the son of Duncan. Duncan announces Malcom to be the Prince of Cumberland, meaning he is to be the next in line to the Scottish throne. I got this from the character analysis in Macbeth on enotes.

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