For additional meanings of "Duncan", please see Duncan.
In William Shakespeare's Macbeth, Duncan was the King of Scotland. In the play, Duncan was killed by his cousin and trusted general, Macbeth, at the insistence of Lady Macbeth.
An actor in the Karidian Company portrayed the elderly King Duncan when the acting troupe performed Macbeth in 2266. (TOS: "The Conscience of the King")
The Shakespearean character is loosely based on a real king of Scotland of the same name who ruled from 1034 to 1040.
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