King Hrothgar's kingdom in Denmark was attacked by a beast, Grendel. Beowulf heard of these attacks and came with his fourteen men from Geatland, Sweden to slay Grendel.
Beowulf battled Grendel. He used his bare hands, and defeated Grendel. Beowulf tore his arm off and kept it as a trophy.
Beowulf swam to the bottom of the lake to Grendel's mothers underground cave. He killed her with a sword crafted by a giant that he found in her cave. once she was dead, he took the hilt of the sword and Grendel's head to show everyone he had killed both of the massive beasts .
Beowulf now King of the Geats , has ruled over his people in peace for Fifty years. One day a fire breathing dragon came after his people, Beowulf, Great King of the Danes selected a group of hand picked warriors to go battle the awful dragon.
Beowulf and his selected warriors get ready for this battle. Beowulf grabs his sword and shield and begins the battle with the dragon, however the fire breathing dragon melts Beowulf's shield. King Beowulf was able to stab and kill the dragon with his mighty sword, During this battle Beowulf got injured; the injury was severe.
As Beowulf lays there dying , he askWiglaf to bring him the dragons treasure. In Beowulf's last few breaths he gives Wiglaf the commands to take over as King and lead his people, he hands over his mail shirt and sword, and Beowulf tells Wiglaf he wants his tomb to be built there; massive for all people to see