The Arming Sword also called knight's or knightly sword is a single handed cruciform sword of the Middle Ages. These swords have a small fuller, standard sized hilt and narrow blade. The Arming sword was in use from about 10th century to about the 16th century. The sword was worn by a knight even when not in armor and was typically used with a shield or buckler. Arming swords worn for both a symbol of the knight's rank and for defense. The arming sword led to the rise of the long sword and eventually evolved into the cut and thrust swords of the Renaissance Era. These swords were designed more for cutting and thrust fighting possessing a wider and much heavier blades. Modern scholars have also classified them as being broadswords. Our Arming swords can be used for display or for battle re-enactments, each reproduction is created to the specifications of the original. The dimensions and weight are accurate on every piece so you get a medieval weapon that is actually balanced and fun to hold instead of just pretty to look at. Medieval times were sometimes brutal, sometimes romantic, but always a source of intrigue. We invite you to share in the experience of an era past with our collection of Arming swords. All our Arming Swords are expertly hand-crafted and authentic replicas! You can display them in your office, home or for Medieval Reenactments.
The Arming Sword with Scabbard is a replica of the sword that became the traditional weapon of the knight, before the longsword. The weapon is a single-handed sword with a broad blade designed for cutting, slashing, and thrusting.
By the 14th century, the classical view of the knights sword took shape in the arming sword. This Arming Sword with Scabbard demonstrates exactly why, as its pronounced taper and tip make this blade a quick yet devastating weapon.
By the 14th century, the classical view of the knights sword took shape in the arming sword. This Arming Sword with Scabbard and Belt demonstrates why, as its pronounced taper and tip make this blade a quick, devastating weapon.
With the Arnold Stage Combat Sword in your hand, fend off your foes while wowing your audience. This spring steel stage combat sword features an authentic medieval appearance that has been made safe for performance and costume use.
Designed for authenticity and durability, the Champion Stage Combat Sword can withstand edge to edge contact to complete your performance with confidence and look great doing so. This stage sword may be wielded with one or two hands.
The long and wide fuller on this blade lightens the overall sword and makes it possible to deliver fast and shearing cuts capable of cutting through the mail and padding that were worn during the period.
This Cruciform Knights Sword is patterned the Marshall Sword, which is a part of the William Wallace Collection, and is also named after one of the finest knight found in the pages of English History, Sir William Marshall.
A typical crusader sword was usually an arming sword or a longsword, depending on the era and the crusader. This Crusader Cross Sword with Scabbard is a fantastic battle ready arming sword that features impressive crusades-era style.
Make no mistake about it, this Crusader Sword with Scabbard is positive proof that a sword doesn't need to be complex to be effective. In fact, the no-muss, no-fuss design of this sword is what makes it so effective.
Make no mistake about it, this Crusader Sword with Scabbard and Belt is positive proof that a sword doesn't need to be complex to be effective. In fact, the no-muss, no-fuss design of this sword is what makes it so effective.
This sword is not consecrated or sanctified, but rather, its title as the Crusaders Holy Sword is a reference to the quote that is inscribed along the blade, which helps transform this sword into a weapon worthy of a crusader.
The day comes early, and there is much to do. You awaken before the master and quietly head outdoors. With the Curved Guard Medieval Sword in hand, the squire trains alone, unlocking the skills necessary to become a true knight.