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.
Inspired by the side arm of choice for many foot soldiers and journeyman warriors throughout history, the Man at Arms Arming Sword has a smaller and more agile design than many of the heavier swords on the medieval battlefield.
A quiet life in the countryside is all you ever desired, but recent rumors of war weigh heavy on your mind. You spend the morning hours training in solitude. The Medieval Battle Ready Sword assists you in preparation for battle.
Swords were the weapon of choice during the medieval period, and Gothic influence often made its way into their style. The Medieval Gothic sword is an example of this influence, marrying these designs into a great display piece.
This Medieval Knights Broad Sword is a variant of the arming sword, offering a wider blade at a similar length, which puts more impact and force behind every blow, ensuring that no opponent wants to be the recipient of your strikes.
This Medieval Knights Sword with Scabbard is the quintessential Type XIV sword, according to Oakeshott typology. While historically smaller than most swords of its day, it makes up for size with quickness and responsiveness.
This Medieval Knights Sword with Scabbard and Belt is the quintessential Type XIV sword, according to Oakeshott typology. While historically smaller than most swords of its day, it makes up for size with quickness and responsiveness.
Swords came in all different shapes and sizes, although this Medieval Sword is perhaps one of the best depictions of the sword that any warrior would have wielded, whether serving a king, fighting in the army, or acting as a brigand.
Medieval culture and Gothic elements often went hand in hand. The Molay Templar Arming Swordis the perfect display weapon for a dark knight, offering a blunted edge that is safe to carry with plenty of realism to complete any look.
The year 1066 A.D. was a turning point of British history with the Norman invasion, led by Duke William the Conqueror, who became the first Norman King of England. The Norman Conqueror Sword represents the legend of this heroic man.
From Northern Europe, Prince Valiant is a literary character known for his courage. The Prince Valiant Sword by Marto commemorates this fictional hero found in the adventures of King Arthur and the Knights of the Roundtable.
Inspired by the sword of the legendary warrior king Richard I of England, the Richard the Lionheart Sword is an ornately decorated take on the royal weapon. A Lionheart coat of arms appears at the center of the silver tone guard.
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