England. A room in the King’s palace
Characters: Malcolm, Macduff, Doctor, Rosse
Malcolm is suspicious that Macduff might be on Macbeth’s side. So Malcolm pretends to be worse than Macbeth to test Macduff’s loyalty. Malcolm then explains how he lying and that he was just testing his loyalty. After that Rosse arrives and tells them about what happened Macduff’s family in Scotland. He says “Your castle is surprised; your wife and babes Savagely slaughtered” Malcolm then confirms his plan to invade scotland with the english army.