Beowulf Character Kennings

Beowulf ring-prince, Scylding warrior,
Grendel seed of Cain, accursed of God, shepherd of sin, foe of God
Hrothgar gold-giver to men, white-haired warrior, the aged king
Unferth son of Eclaf
Troll-Wife she-wolf
Stag heather-stepper
Aeschere shoulder companion
Hygelac king of swedes
Dragon worm, serpent, guard of the mound, hoard-warden
Woman peace-weaver
Sword battle-thrasher
Shield buckler
Wiglaf son of Weohstan
Favor boon
Fate Wryd

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