The role of royal women in “Beowulf” is to be a peace weaver, hostess, and a monster. In the eras that “Beowulf” was written in women where often married to rival tribes to bring an alliance between the two tribes. The women where referred to as peace weavers.
Jennifer Lunsford ENG 220 Barbara Cook 10-14-99 Women in Beowulf In the poem Beowulf the women play the role of peace-keepers at any cost. Among these women I will look closely at Wealhtheow, Grendel's mother and Hygd. Through all the women in Beowulf one can see a female perspective of hon.