A timeline of events in Beowulf: Return to the Shieldlands. In the world of Beowulf, years are commonly refered to as summers.
- Twenty summers ago: The Warig drive the peoples of Mere from their lands after their Thane, Gorrik, sought to clear the local Warig war bands from his lands, his actions provoking the Warig to combine their forces and massacre the Mere. The Mere survivors fled the massacre and sought refuge with the Banning while Gorrik relocated his people from Old Mere to the Island of Dunes.  (Episode 2, Episode 4)
- Eight summers ago: Mortane is born to her father and Sylvi. (Episode 3)
- Six summers ago: Vishka's father dies, leaving Lila a widow. (Episode 1)