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What claim does Macbeth have to the throne of Scotland in Macbeth? Act 2 Scene 4

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Macbeth thinks he should be king of Scotland because he believes the witches’ prophecies.  He frames Malcolm and Donalbain for their father’s murder so he can take the throne.

Malcolm and Donalbain are suspicious immediately.  They believe that whoever killed their father will be coming for them next.  So they flee.

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