King Hrothgar - The king of the Danes. Hrothgar enjoys military success and prosperity until Grendel terrorizes his realm. A wise and aged ruler, Hrothgar represents a different kind of leadership from that exhibited by the youthful warrior Beowulf.
Beside above, where is Beowulf from? Denmark
In this way, what happened to Hrothgar in Beowulf?
King Hrothgar Timeline and Summary Hrothgars hall is continually attacked by the demon Grendel. Hrothgar and his people must abandon Heorot at night to avoid Grendels attacks. Hrothgar meets Beowulf, a Geatish warrior who has decided to take on Grendel. He generously rewards Beowulf for killing Grendel.
Does Hrothgar die?
As a result, Beowulf feels some loyalty toward Hrothgar. Although Hrothgar was a mighty warrior in his day, at the time when the epic story in Beowulf takes place he is an old king, no longer able to defend his people against the marauding demon Grendel. Hed probably rather be playing shuffleboard at this point.