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Why Is Duncan Important In Macbeth

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Duncan seems to be a well-respected strong ad noble king. Ross came from fife and approached him as “Great King”. Duncan is a very blunt person he stated Cawdor will never again betray him again, Cawdors title will be given to Macbeth and will be executed. Three witches are plotting against Macbeth. They are planning to make his journey miserable (“We weird sisters, hand in hand, swift travelers over the sea and land, dance around and around like so”)

Macbeth and Banquo enters but Banquo sees the witches and ask them questions.(“What are these creatures”) ? Are 100 alive? Can you answer these questions? The witches praised Macbeth and Banquo just before Ross and Angus came to send thanks from the king and bring Macbeth to the king for his reward. (“And to give you a taste of what’s in store for you, he told me to call you the thane of Cawdor. So hail, thane of Cawdor!”)
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He doesn’t seem to be that good of a judge of character because he chose Macbeth to be king of Cawdor when Macbeth is having thoughts of murdering Duncan.(“Even though it’s just for fantasy so far, The more thought of committing murder shakes me up so much that I hardly know who I am anymore”) Duncan and Macbeth will be meeting
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