Examples Of Loyalty In Beowulf

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Medieval Being loyal was a crucial trait of a hero in the medieval era, especially to those higher in power than them, such as their king or lord. In Beowulf, Beowulf and his crew are loyal to their King and Queen by fighting for them. The King praises the heros by saying “It is most fitting you do Queen Wealtheon. To the best of friends, who come in our greatest need”(6). The King tells the Queen that she should praise them as they have come when they needed them most. The King praised them because they had come to help, as they are loyal to their rulers, and for no other reason, and when one is praied by someone of high power they are held in high esteem by the people. In the play Becket, Thomas Becket Was loyal to the church, when he was
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