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The Gothic Narrative

The story of Eormanric and his ill-fated queen, Swanhild, occupies the center of the poem, "Widsith."

The Angle Narrative

King Offa was a loutish boy, thought to be simple-minded, but he proved himself when his father's kingdom was threatened.

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The Danish Narrative

Beowulf tells the story himself, about the doomed marriage of Hrothgar's daughter Freawine and Prince Ingeld of the Heathobards.

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The Fight at Finnsburg

Hagena and Henden

The Lombard Narrative

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