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Beowulf character
Hrothgar
Herot
Beowulf
Grendel
King of the Danes
Hrothgar's Great Hall
Epic hero
Spawn of Cain
Hrothgar
King of the Danes
Herot
Hrothgar's Great Hall
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Beowulf Character List
Beowulf
King Hrothgar
Grendel
Grendel's Mother
A hero who fights Grendel, Grendel's Mother and a fire breath…
King of the Danes; Father figure to Beowulf
A demon that lives in the mead-hall, Heorot
A swamp-hag who wreaks Heorot for vengeance
Beowulf
A hero who fights Grendel, Grendel's Mother and a fire breath…
King Hrothgar
King of the Danes; Father figure to Beowulf
8 terms
Beowulf Characters
Beowulf
Brecca
Grendel
Herot
Leader of the Geats; epic hero
Chief of the Brondings; Beowulf's friend
man-eating monster
golden guest-hall built by King Hrothgar
Beowulf
Leader of the Geats; epic hero
Brecca
Chief of the Brondings; Beowulf's friend
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Beowulf Character
Hygelac
Hrothgar
shield sheafson
Sigmund
-king of the Geats... -beowulf's uncle, welcomes him back from D…
-king of danes during the conflict with Grendel ... -once helped…
-First king of the Danes... -Orphan... -Founder of the ruling house…
-a fable figure from Norse mythology, famous for slaying a dr…
Hygelac
-king of the Geats... -beowulf's uncle, welcomes him back from D…
Hrothgar
-king of danes during the conflict with Grendel ... -once helped…
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Beowulf: Characters
Beowulf
Brecca
Grendel
Herot
a Geat, a tribe who lived in southern Sweden during the Middl…
chief of the Brondings, a tribe, and Beowulf's friend
man-eating monster who lives at the bottom of a foul mere, or…
golden guest-hall built by King Hrothgar, the Danish ruler.
Beowulf
a Geat, a tribe who lived in southern Sweden during the Middl…
Brecca
chief of the Brondings, a tribe, and Beowulf's friend
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Beowulf characters
Beowulf
Brecca
Grendel
Herot
epic hero, son of Edgetho & nephew of Higlac, leader of the G…
friend of Beowulf, chief of the Brondings
man-eating monster that haunts King Hrothgar
King Hrothgar's mead-hall
Beowulf
epic hero, son of Edgetho & nephew of Higlac, leader of the G…
Brecca
friend of Beowulf, chief of the Brondings
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Character In Beowulf
The protagonist of the epic, _______is…
The king of the Danes. ________enjoys…
The legendary Danish king from whom Hr…
Beowulf's father, Hygelac's brother-in…
Beowulf
Hrothgar
Shield Sheafson
Ecgtheow
The protagonist of the epic, _______is…
Beowulf
The king of the Danes. ________enjoys…
Hrothgar
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Beowulf Characters
Beowulf
Wiglaf
Hygelac
King Hrothgar
Protagonist of the epic
Kinsman of Beowulf. Helps him win the fight against dragon wh…
Heartily welcomes Beowulf back from Denmark. Beowulfs uncle a…
King of the Danes. Very successful until Grendel terrorizes h…
Beowulf
Protagonist of the epic
Wiglaf
Kinsman of Beowulf. Helps him win the fight against dragon wh…
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Characters in Beowulf
Grendel
Bewoulf
Herot
Hrothgar
Man-eating monster who lives at the bottom of a mountain lake.
Epic hero who fights three heroic battles against monsters an…
Golden guest hall built by King Hrothgar.
King of the Danes
Grendel
Man-eating monster who lives at the bottom of a mountain lake.
Bewoulf
Epic hero who fights three heroic battles against monsters an…
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Beowulf characters
Beowulf
Grendel
Grendel's mother
The dragon
The hero. A Geat who leads his band of warriors to find and k…
man-monster who raids Hrothfar's mead-hall, eating his people
a witch who wishes to avenge her son's death
a magical fire breathing beast who attacks the Geats' homeland
Beowulf
The hero. A Geat who leads his band of warriors to find and k…
Grendel
man-monster who raids Hrothfar's mead-hall, eating his people
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Beowulf Character List
Beowulf
King Hrothgar
Grendel
Grendel's Mother
A hero who fights Grendel, Grendel's Mother and a fire breath…
King of the Danes; Father figure to Beowulf
A demon that lives in the mead-hall, Heorot
A swamp-hag who wreaks Heorot for vengeance
Beowulf
A hero who fights Grendel, Grendel's Mother and a fire breath…
King Hrothgar
King of the Danes; Father figure to Beowulf
17 terms
Beowulf Character List
Beowulf
King Hrothgar
Grendel
Grendel's Mother
A hero who fights Grendel, Grendel's Mother and a fire breath…
King of the Danes; Father figure to Beowulf
A demon that lives in the mead-hall, Heorot
A swamp-hag who wreaks Heorot for vengeance
Beowulf
A hero who fights Grendel, Grendel's Mother and a fire breath…
King Hrothgar
King of the Danes; Father figure to Beowulf
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Beowulf Characters
Shild
Beo
Healfdane
Hrothgar
naked baby boat boy (First King of the Danes)
Shild's son- Hrothgar's Grandfather
Hrothgar's Father
King in Beowulf, Builder of Herot (Mead Hall)
Shild
naked baby boat boy (First King of the Danes)
Beo
Shild's son- Hrothgar's Grandfather
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Beowulf Characters
Shield
Heorot
Grendel
Beowulf
A "good king" of the Spear-Danes. He started as an orphan aba…
Hrothgar's great hall that was meant to be a wonder of the wo…
a demon that began to work his evil the world, making times l…
He is a high-born and powerful Geat warrior who defeats Grend…
Shield
A "good king" of the Spear-Danes. He started as an orphan aba…
Heorot
Hrothgar's great hall that was meant to be a wonder of the wo…
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beowulf character
grendel
beowulf
helfdane
hergar
moster born from cain
Strongest of the geats killed grendel prince of the geats
father of king hrothgar
hrothgar older brother
grendel
moster born from cain
beowulf
Strongest of the geats killed grendel prince of the geats
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Beowulf character
King hrothgar
Mead-hall
Sceaf
Ecgtheow
Danish king
King hrothgar bulit this hall
Great founder of danes
Father of beowulf
King hrothgar
Danish king
Mead-hall
King hrothgar bulit this hall
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Beowulf Character
Beowulf
Hermod
Higlac
Hrothgar
a Geatish hero who fights the monster Grendel, Grendel's moth…
A Danish king who had ruled poorly and uncaringly, alienating…
Beowulf's Geat king
The king of the Danes. A wise and aged ruler who is a father…
Beowulf
a Geatish hero who fights the monster Grendel, Grendel's moth…
Hermod
A Danish king who had ruled poorly and uncaringly, alienating…
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Beowulf character
Beowulf
Edgetho
Grendel
Grendels mother
Fighter of evil; the ultimate hero; ruled as king of the geat…
Beowulf's father
Monster who attacked Herot for 12 years, killing men when the…
Expects the battle with Beowulf, but is also defeated.
Beowulf
Fighter of evil; the ultimate hero; ruled as king of the geat…
Edgetho
Beowulf's father
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Beowulf Characters
Beowulf
Wiglaf
Hygelac
King Hrothgar
Protagonist of the epic
Kinsman of Beowulf. Helps him win the fight against dragon wh…
Heartily welcomes Beowulf back from Denmark. Beowulfs uncle a…
King of the Danes. Very successful until Grendel terrorizes h…
Beowulf
Protagonist of the epic
Wiglaf
Kinsman of Beowulf. Helps him win the fight against dragon wh…
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Beowulf Characters
Scyld Scefing (Sheild Chafing)
Hrothgar (Roth gar)
Wealhtheow (Wel thee ow)
Unferth (Un furth)
a mythical figure; the founder of the tribe of the Scyldings
King of the Danes
Queen of the Danes
top retainer of Hrothgar; insults Beowulf; lends Beowulf a sw…
Scyld Scefing (Sheild Chafing)
a mythical figure; the founder of the tribe of the Scyldings
Hrothgar (Roth gar)
King of the Danes
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Beowulf Character List
Beowulf
King Hrothgar
Grendel
Grendel's Mother
A hero who fights Grendel, Grendel's Mother and a fire breath…
King of the Danes; Father figure to Beowulf
A demon that lives in the mead-hall, Heorot
A swamp-hag who wreaks Heorot for vengeance
Beowulf
A hero who fights Grendel, Grendel's Mother and a fire breath…
King Hrothgar
King of the Danes; Father figure to Beowulf
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beowulf character
grendel
siegmund
grendel's mother
dragon
monster from cain terrorizing heorot
dragon slayer
avenging her son's death
slave stole a goblet from him which provoked him to cause cha…
grendel
monster from cain terrorizing heorot
siegmund
dragon slayer
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Beowulf Characters
Higlac
Beowulf
Hrothgar
Unferth
King of the Geats
Hero of the Geats
King of the Danes
A danish hero
Higlac
King of the Geats
Beowulf
Hero of the Geats
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Beowulf Character List
Beowulf
King Hrothgar
Grendel
Grendel's Mother
A hero who fights Grendel, Grendel's Mother and a fire breath…
King of the Danes; Father figure to Beowulf
A demon that lives in the mead-hall, Heorot
A swamp-hag who wreaks Heorot for vengeance
Beowulf
A hero who fights Grendel, Grendel's Mother and a fire breath…
King Hrothgar
King of the Danes; Father figure to Beowulf
16 terms
Beowulf Character List
Beowulf
King Hrothgar
Grendel
Grendel's Mother
A hero who fights Grendel, Grendel's Mother and a fire breath…
King of the Danes; Father figure to Beowulf
A demon that lives in the mead-hall, Heorot
A swamp-hag who wreaks Heorot for vengeance
Beowulf
A hero who fights Grendel, Grendel's Mother and a fire breath…
King Hrothgar
King of the Danes; Father figure to Beowulf
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Beowulf Character List
Aeschere
Beow
Beowulf
Breca
Hrothgar's friend and counsellor who was killed by Grendel's…
The second king listed in the genealogy of Danish rulers with…
he protagonist of the epic, Beowulf is a Geatish hero who fig…
A royal member of the Brondings, he and Beowulf engaged in a…
Aeschere
Hrothgar's friend and counsellor who was killed by Grendel's…
Beow
The second king listed in the genealogy of Danish rulers with…
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BEOWULF Characters
Danes
Geats
Beowulf
Cain
King Hrothgar's thanes
King Higlac's thanes
Higlac's nephew; mightiest of all warriors
Killed his brother, Abel; Grendel's ancestor
Danes
King Hrothgar's thanes
Geats
King Higlac's thanes
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Beowulf Characters
Hrothgar
Beowulf
Hygelac
Wiglaf
Danish king, terrorized by Grendel, builder of Herot
Son of Edgetho, Higlac's nephew, his boasts and encounters re…
King of Geats, Beowulf's feudal lord/uncle
Geat warrior, accompanies Beowulf in fight with the dragon, b…
Hrothgar
Danish king, terrorized by Grendel, builder of Herot
Beowulf
Son of Edgetho, Higlac's nephew, his boasts and encounters re…
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Beowulf Characters
Beowulf
King Hrothgar
Grendel
Shield Sheafson
Protagonist of the epic
King of the Danes. Very successful until Grendel terrorizes h…
A demon descended from Cain, preys on Hrothgars warriors in t…
Legendary Danish King whom Hrothgars is descended. The epic o…
Beowulf
Protagonist of the epic
King Hrothgar
King of the Danes. Very successful until Grendel terrorizes h…
10 terms
Beowulf Characters
Hygelac
Hygd
Heardred
Hrunting
King of the Geats
Hygelac's wife
Hygelac and Hygd's son
Beowulf's sword
Hygelac
King of the Geats
Hygd
Hygelac's wife
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Beowulf Character
Beo
Beowulf
Brecca
The Dragon
Son of Shild. Father of Healfdane
Famous geat warrior
Won vs. Beowulf, Made a boast about brecca
It brought the demise, end of Beowulf's life. Climax of the s…
Beo
Son of Shild. Father of Healfdane
Beowulf
Famous geat warrior
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Beowulf Characters
Scyld Scefing (Sheild Chafing)
Hrothgar (Roth gar)
Wealhtheow (Wel thee ow)
Unferth (Un furth)
a mythical figure; the founder of the tribe of the Scyldings
King of the Danes
Queen of the Danes
top retainer of Hrothgar; insults Beowulf; lends Beowulf a sw…
Scyld Scefing (Sheild Chafing)
a mythical figure; the founder of the tribe of the Scyldings
Hrothgar (Roth gar)
King of the Danes
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Beowulf Characters
Beowulf
King Hrothgar
Grendel
Grendel's Mother
a. Protagonist ... b. Geatish hero ... c. Fights the monster Grende…
a. The king of the Danes ... b. Enjoys military success and pros…
a. Demon descended from Cain... b. Preys on Hrothgar's warriors…
a. Swamp-hag... b. Seems to possess fewer human qualities than G…
Beowulf
a. Protagonist ... b. Geatish hero ... c. Fights the monster Grende…
King Hrothgar
a. The king of the Danes ... b. Enjoys military success and pros…
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Beowulf Characters
Wiglaf
Grendel's Mother
Hrothgar
Geats
helped Beowulf slay the Dragon
seeks revenge for son's death
King who built mead hall
a people in Sweden. Beowulf becomes their king and rules them…
Wiglaf
helped Beowulf slay the Dragon
Grendel's Mother
seeks revenge for son's death
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Characters in Beowulf
Hrothgar
Beowulf
Wealtheow
Unferth
king of the Danes; built a mead hall and named it Herot
son of Ecgtheow and protagonist of the story
wife of Hrothgar
jealous of Beowulf; boasted of Breca's challenge
Hrothgar
king of the Danes; built a mead hall and named it Herot
Beowulf
son of Ecgtheow and protagonist of the story
20 terms
Beowulf Characters
Beowulf
King Hrothgar
Grendel
Shield Sheafson
Protagonist of the epic, a Geat, mighty warrior who aids Hrot…
King of the Danes. Very successful until Grendel terrorizes h…
A demon descended from Cain, preys on Hrothgar's warriors in…
Legendary Danish King, Hrothgar's great grandfather. The epic…
Beowulf
Protagonist of the epic, a Geat, mighty warrior who aids Hrot…
King Hrothgar
King of the Danes. Very successful until Grendel terrorizes h…
10 terms
Beowulf characters
Unferth
Beowulf
Hrothgar
Wiglaf
A Danish warrior who is jealous of Beowulf
A hero who fights Grendel, Grendel's Mother and a fire breath…
King of the Danes
An immature and young warrior; he is not expected to be a gre…
Unferth
A Danish warrior who is jealous of Beowulf
Beowulf
A hero who fights Grendel, Grendel's Mother and a fire breath…
22 terms
Beowulf Characters
Hrothgar
Beowulf
Higlac
Higd
Danish king, builder of Herot
Son of Edgetho, Higlac's nephew and follower, later king of G…
King of Geats, Beowulf's feudal lord/uncle
Higlac's wife
Hrothgar
Danish king, builder of Herot
Beowulf
Son of Edgetho, Higlac's nephew and follower, later king of G…
15 terms
Beowulf characters
Beowulf
grendel
Grendel's mother
unferth
mythical son of edgetho, hero of the story
man eating monster, terrorizes the Danes until killed by beow…
Wanted vengeance for sons death, also killed by beowulf
one of the hrothgars courtieros, skillful with words, critisi…
Beowulf
mythical son of edgetho, hero of the story
grendel
man eating monster, terrorizes the Danes until killed by beow…
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Beowulf Characters
Hygelac
Hygd
Hrethel
Ecgtheow
Beowulf's overlord and uncle
Hygelac's queen
Hygelac's father
Beowulf's father, brother-in-law of Hygelac
Hygelac
Beowulf's overlord and uncle
Hygd
Hygelac's queen
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Characters in Beowulf
Beowulf
Hrothgar
Grendel
Grendel's mother
Geat hero who fights Grendel, grendel's mother, and the drago…
King Hrothgar - The king of the Danes. Son of Halfdane. He is…
a demon who terrorizes Hrothgar's community and is killed by…
unnamed, Grendel's mom.
Beowulf
Geat hero who fights Grendel, grendel's mother, and the drago…
Hrothgar
King Hrothgar - The king of the Danes. Son of Halfdane. He is…
18 terms
Beowulf Characters
beowulf
scyld scefing
beow
healfedene
great hero
hrothgar's great grand father
hrothgary's grandfather
hrothgar's father
beowulf
great hero
scyld scefing
hrothgar's great grand father
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Beowulf Characters
Beowulf
Hrothgar
Grendel
Aeschere
The protagonist of the epic,is a Geatish hero who fights the…
The king of the Danes. Father figure to Beowulf
A demon descended from Cain, preys on Hrothgar's warriors in…
Hrothgar's trusted adviser.
Beowulf
The protagonist of the epic,is a Geatish hero who fights the…
Hrothgar
The king of the Danes. Father figure to Beowulf
15 terms
beowulf characters
beowulf
grendel
hrothgar
healfdane
A hero who fights Grendel, Grendel's Mother and a fire breath…
He terrorizes Heorot for 12 years His skin is impenetrable by…
king of the Danes; amazing warrior
Father of Hrothgar
beowulf
A hero who fights Grendel, Grendel's Mother and a fire breath…
grendel
He terrorizes Heorot for 12 years His skin is impenetrable by…
12 terms
Beowulf Characters
Beowulf
Shild
Hrothgar
Grendel
son of Edgetho, Higlac's nephew and follower, and later king…
a Danish king, Beo's father, Healfdane's grandfather, and Hro…
Danish king, second son of Healfdane, builder of Herot, and b…
man-eating monster who terrorizes the Danes until killed by B…
Beowulf
son of Edgetho, Higlac's nephew and follower, and later king…
Shild
a Danish king, Beo's father, Healfdane's grandfather, and Hro…
12 terms
Beowulf Characters
Beowulf
Grendal
Hrothgar
Higlac
epic hero; protagonist
Antagonist #1
danish king,enlists beowulf for help
Beowulfs uncle, king of the geats
Beowulf
epic hero; protagonist
Grendal
Antagonist #1
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Characters of Beowulf
Grendel
Beowulf
Edgetho
Healfdane
a powerful, lived in wiled marshes, lived in the darkness, ha…
powerful warrior, leader of the Geats, Higlac's uncle, Edgeth…
Beowulfs father, Geat, good warrior
Hrothgar's father
Grendel
a powerful, lived in wiled marshes, lived in the darkness, ha…
Beowulf
powerful warrior, leader of the Geats, Higlac's uncle, Edgeth…
11 terms
Beowulf Characters
Beowulf
Hrothgar
Grendel
Breca
Hero, warrior from Geatland
King of the Danes
Demon banished by God who is terrorizing all of Denmark
Beowulfs childhood friend
Beowulf
Hero, warrior from Geatland
Hrothgar
King of the Danes
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Beowulf Characters
Scyld
Scyldings
Geats
Weder People
first Danish king and fearsome warrior; respected as a leader
songs of Scyld (Danish people); "Hrothgars"
Beowulf's clan; seafaring tribe residing in the south of Sweden
another name for people considered Geats; Sweeds
Scyld
first Danish king and fearsome warrior; respected as a leader
Scyldings
songs of Scyld (Danish people); "Hrothgars"
11 terms
Beowulf Characters
Hrothgar
Edgetho
Beowulf
Grendel
King of the Spear-Danes when Beowulf arrives to their land
Father of Beowulf
Prince of the Geats of southern Sweden who comes to Denmark t…
A man-eating demon that lives in the land of the Spear-Danes…
Hrothgar
King of the Spear-Danes when Beowulf arrives to their land
Edgetho
Father of Beowulf
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