Of what importance are the bleeding Sergeant and Ross? Why does Shakespeare introduce two messengers?

Act 1, Scene 2

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There are two pieces of information here, hence the two messengers. The bleeding sergeant is meant to inform Duncan, and the audience, of Macbeth's valor in battle. Ross is meant to inform about the Thane of Cawdor being a traitor. Both pieces of information are vital in moving the narrative forward.