Find Out More
There are various ways of finding out more, depending on your interests.
Cameron Taylor and Alistair Murray - On the trail of the real Macbeth, King of Alba - complements this web site. It chronicles key events and explores the evolution of the myth that was to follow one of Scotland's - and history's - most legendary figures. Order it online from Amazon UK or direct from the Luath Press.
You may not have read Shakespeare's Macbeth since school-days so if you want to refresh your memory have a look at the web's first edition of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare. MIT has made the complete works of Shakespeare available online.
Stephen Driscoll - Alba: The Gaelic Kingdom of Scotland 800-1124 (published by Birlinn in Edinburgh in 2002) is a very readable, well-illustrated account.
Michael Lynch - Scotland: A New History (published by Pimlico in London in 1992) is an excellent general history of Scotland.
Finally, Neil Aitchison - Macbeth: Man and Myth (published by Sutton in Stroud in 1999) is thoroughly researched.
Elgin Museum, which has a rich and well presented collection, is run by the Moray Society.
Historic Scotland has Sueno's Stone and Spynie Palace in its care.
Of course, you’ll want to experience everything Moray has to offer, not just explore Macbeth’s world. There are fine distilleries, beautiful forest walks, spectacular coastlines and a range of other visitor attractions, as well as some of the finest shopping in the north east.
For tourism information about Moray and the whole of Scotland visit www.visitscotland.com.