Lady Macbeth was disturbed
Lady Macbeth was suffering from intense guilt. She had problems sleeping and she talked to herself often.
The English army moved
The English army moved towards Macbeth’s castle.
Macbeth’s men turned against him
Many men ,including Thanes, turned against Macbeth and started joining the English army.
The queen died
Macbeth knew that the queen died.
The forest moved
The English army covered themselves with branches to hide their true number. Macbeth got a report that the forest is moving and so he believed he will get defeated. (See Summary of Macbeth Act 4 – Scene 3)
The castle was surrendered
Macbeth’s castle was surrendered without a fight.
Macbeth knew about Macduff’s birth
Macduff told Macbeth that he wasn’t born naturally and that he was cut out of his mother’s womb. Macbeth knew that the prophecy referred to Macduff as he wasn’t born of a woman. (See Summary of Macbeth Act 4)
Macbeth lost the war
Macbeth’s army lost the war. Malcolm’s forces won.
Macbeth was killed
Macduff fought Macbeth then killed him. He came back with his head.
Malcolm will be king
Malcolm will be the king of Scotland.
Summary of Macbeth Act 5
Macbeth Act 5 Summary and Analysis | Shakespeare Macbeth Act-by-Act Plot Synopsis