Beowulf, along with a group of Geatish warriors, sails across the sea to the land of the Danes to fight the demon Grendel.
King Hrothgar gives Beowulf treasure for his good deeds
When Grendel attacks Heorot Hall, Beowulf meets him in hand-to-hand combat. Beowulf tears Grendel's arm from his socket, mortally wounding the monster.
Beowulf becomes king
Beowulf goes to sleep after the feast, but in his absence, Heorot is attacked again by Grendel's mother. He tracks Grendel's mother to her lair in a cave under a lake and kills her with a massive, magic sword he finds there.
Beowulf's Death and Dragon Scene
For this, this gold, these jewels, I thank our Father in Heaven, Ruler of the earth, For all this , that His grave has given me
Beowulf receives additional gifts and thanks from King Hrothgar.
After Hygelac and his kinsmen are killed in battle, Beowulf becomes the king of the Geats and reigns for fifty years.
Beowulf tracks the dragon to its lair and fights it with the help of his follower, Wiglaf. Beowulf kills the dragon but receives a mortal wound in the fight