Wealhtheow Picture

So the Helming woman went on her rounds,
queenly and dignified, decked out in rings,
offering the goblet to all ranks,
treating the household and assembled troop
until it was Beowulf's turn to take it from her hand.

From Seamus Heaney's translation of Beowulf.

Wealhtheow, Hrothgar's queen, modelled by the superlative-defying Nicole
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