black-rose-witchcraft: “National Portrait Gallery -The Three Witches from Macbeth (Elizabeth Lamb, Viscountess Melbourne; Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire; Anne Seymour Damer by Daniel Gardner gouache.
The Three Fates: Clotho - spins the thread of life; Lachesis - draws the lots & determines how long one lives by measuring the thread of life; and Atropos - the inevitable, who choses how someone dies by cutting the thread of life with her shears.
Shakespeare - Witches establish Macbeth’s future as Thane of Cawdor and king. Before the witches arrive and talk about things being foul and fair, Macbeth is a hero. Then the witches arrive. They are about to turn Macbeth from fair to foul.