Question by  ITDoc (47)

Who is Scyld Scefing?


Answer by  lonelywolf (2117)

He appears in the opening lines of the poem Beowulf, where he is the mythical founder of the Scylding - a Danish royal line. His name is translated various ways, including "Shield Sheafson" or "Scyld, son of Sheaf. " There is very little known about him beyond what is in Beowulf.


Answer by  vinod (3)

Scyld Scefing the legendary progenitor of the Danish Royal lineage known as Scyldings. He is appeared in the opening lines of epic poem "Beowulf" Where he is referred like this

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