Beowulf – Crossword Puzzle

Beowulf – Crossword Puzzle

torque
necklace of solid metal embossed with jewels
mere
a pool of water where Grendel lived
Hygelac
Beowulf’s king
Wealhthrow
Hrothgar’s queen
Aeschere
killed by Grendel’s mother
giants
made the sword Beowulf used to kill Grendel’s mother
thirty
Number of men Grendel killed in his first assault on the meadhall
Cain
Grendel’s evil ancestor, cursed by God
fourteen
number of men Beowulf took with him from his homeland
melt
the blade of the sword did this after killing Grendel’s mother
Unferth
jealous of Beowulf’s reputation
Hrothgar
king of the Danes
Heorot
meadhall
arm
What Grendel leaves in Heorot after his battle with Beowulf
head
Beowulf takes this form the Troll-dam’s cave
Shield

Founder of Danish

Paralleled Moses story

Herothgar
Built Heorot
Hyjad
Queen of Geats
Herebeald
Killed by brother in hunting accident
Wealhthroww
Queen of Denmark
Herdred
Hygelac’s son who becomes kind
Aescheree
Killed by Grendel’s mother
Ethgaro
Beowulf’s father
Brecka
Wrestles out in the ocean