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Hrothgar's nephew; he will eventually steal the Danish throne by killing his nephews who are Hrothgar's sons
an unhappy Danish princess who is married to the Frisian king to end a blood feud; both her brother and her son die on opposite sides of the same battle
Hrethric and Hrothmund
sons of Hrothgar and Wealhtheow; Danish princes; eventual victims of Hrothulf
Hrothgar's daughter, Beowulf predicts that her marriage to Ingled in order to end a blood feud will be unsuccessful and that Heorot will ultimately be burned to the ground
former King of the Geats; father of Herebeald, Haethcyn, and Hygelac; dies of sorrow over the tragic loss of his two eldest sons
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