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Can you name the characters in Beowulf?

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A payment made to the family of a slain man by his killer.
This person was Hrothgar's nephew.
The cousin of Beowulf who is with him in the epic.
Who is the king of the Danes?
The final beast that Beowulf fights before he dies.
Who was the wife of Hrothgar?
Who was the man who beat Beowulf in the story about the swimming race?
Which character is jealous of Beowulf and tells a story of a failure of his to make him look bad?
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The first monster that Beowulf comes to slay.
Where did Grendel live at?
Who is the Blacksmith in the epic?
Who was Beowulf's father?
What did they call their mead hall?
The uncle of Beowulf
Which beast did Beowulf slay after Grendel?
The main character in the epic who slays Grendel and Grendel's mother.

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