Wiglaf

Danish - A follower of Beowulf. Son of Weohstan. When one of Othere's sons killed Heardred, Wiglaf promptly slew the killer. It is said that in a fight with the Firedrake, Wiglaf was the only one to stay and help Beowulf who, despite killing the dragon, was mortally wounded. As a final act, Beowulf gave the young man his armour and weapons. At times, referred to as Wiglaf.

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