The Arming Sword

An arming sword also known as a knightly or knight’s sword is a single handed cruciform. This sword was first said to be used by the Vikings. They have a unique long broad blade and a long grip as well which gave it the name “The Great Sword”. In the middle-ages this weapon was used by Knights in the military being a standard issued sword of war. Mostly used with a buckle and shield this sword was the most common weapon to take into battle until the creation of the long sword. This double edged or straight bladed sword is a beautiful hand crafted piece of history from medieval times. More info: medieval weaponry

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