The most important companion of a Crusader Knight is his shield. A Crusader shield served as the first line of defense for stopping the attacks of the enemy. Many Crusade shields displayed the symbols of the various knightly orders and other intricate designs. The Templars, Hospitalers, and Teutonic Knights all had some form of the cross, which was one of the most popular icons. We bring you an excellent selection of fully functional Templar shields, Hospitaler shields, and other knight shields for SCA battles, historical re-enactments, stage productions, and displaying. These decorative shields and functional shields are sure to impress!
This full sized shield by Armaduras bears the Fleur-de-Lys crest of Charlemagne, ruler of the Holy Roman Empire, mounted over the blue cross of Lorraine. Crafted in Spain, the shield is made in burnished steel with bronzed embossing.
The Charles V Shield is a great decorative shield to add to your medieval themed home or office. This shield is made of steel and features a white background with a red cross. The Charles V Shield features the seal of Charles V of Spain.
The Crusader Knight Shield of Ibelin is inspired by the shields carried by the Knights of Ibelin in the film Kingdom of Heaven. This stainless-steel shield features a dark crimson Jerusalem Cross against a field of off yellow.
The Crusader Shield is solid shield that measures a full 32 inches tall and 20 inches wide. The Crusader Shield is made of curved wood, covered in a white canvas with a red (color may vary) painted cross emblazoned on the front.
A knights face could not always be seen in battle, so sometimes they were identified first by their heraldries. This Crusader Shield possesses a simple heraldry, depicting a red cross charge emblazoned on a bright yellow field.
This replica medieval shield is constructed of 16 gauge steel and measures 18 inches wide by 24 inches high. Crusader shields are hand-painted and then sprayed with a protective layer of polyurethane to preserve the artwork.
The Crusader shield has a Crusader cross in the middle of the shield and six Fleur De Lis on the outer edge. This beautiful Crusader shield is fabricated in steel and features a variety of bronze-steel embossing and enamel finishes.
This ornate, full sized shield by Art Gladius bears the Crusaders cross. Crafted in Toledo, Spain, the shield is made of wood. The Crusaders shield is highly decorative on the front making this piece great for home decor.
This ornate, full sized shield bears the Hospitaliers cross on the front. Crafted in Toledo, Spain, the shield is made of wood. The Hospitaliers shield is highly decorative on the front making this piece great for home decor.
This replica medieval shield is constructed of 16 gauge steel that measures 18 inches wide by 24 inches high. The Hospitaller shields are hand-painted and then sprayed with a protective layer of polyurethane to preserve the artwork.
This ornate, full sized shield by Art Gladius bears the Jerusalem cross. Crafted in Toledo, Spain, the shield is made of wood. The Jerusalem shield is highly decorative on the front making this piece great for home decor.
Carried by the Knights Templar, this shield measures 24 inches high by 17.5 inches wide. The Knights of Templar Shield is made of 20 gauge stainless steel with brass trim, is antique crackle finished, and bears a symbolic red cross.