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Medieval Swords are the weapons that were used by Medieval Knights in the Middle Ages. The Medieval Weapons and Swords and other things such as horses, which were used by the Medieval Knights were pretty expensive, and the fighting power of one Medieval Knight was equal to that of 10 normal soldiers.
Medieval Swords were the most important and primary possession of a Medieval Knight. They have been used for a long time, and have been changed in shape and design during the ages. Initially, the Medieval weapons were double edged, but as time passed, the sword evolved into a strong and diamond-shaped sword. Many different kinds of Medieval Weapons have been known to be used during the Middle Ages, and they were given different names due to their different physical characteristics. The most common types of Medieval Swords include the Broadsword, Scimitar, Falchion Sword and the Greatsword.

Types of Medieval Swords
The types of Medieval Swords ranged from the small Broadsword that measures only 30 inches, to the Greatswords that measured 72 inches. Here’s a brief description of the different products of this kind:
1. The Broadsword
This was one of the initial versions of the Medieval Swords, dating back to the 6th Century. It features a two-edged blade, which measures 3 inches wide near the base and tapered near the point. It was 30-45 inches in length and weighed approximately 5 pounds.
2. The Falchion Sword
The Falchion Sword was usually seen with Knights on Crusades. It resembles a Scimitar. The blade of this sword was short and heavy, and had a single edge.
3. The Greatsword
The Greatswords measures upto 50-72 inches, and features two handles that measured 18-21 inches. They weighted approximately 5-10 pounds. The extended handle allowed the sword to be used with both hands.
4. The Longsword
Ranging from 45-50 inches in length. These swords were also called the Hand and a Half swords.
5. The Scimitar
The Scimitar is associated with the Saracens who fought against the Crusaders in the Holy Land. The blade of these swords is curved, and had a very sharp ending point.
6. The Cutting Sword
These swords were initially used by the Medieval Knights, and were later on used by the Vikings.
Different parts of Medieval Swords
The different parts of such weapons are given different names, which are as follows:
1. The Blade
The Blades of the swords were initially made from Bronze, then iron and steel blades were introduced. The blades used were mostly shaper with two edges.
2. The Crossguard
This was also known as the Quillion. It is the handle of the sword and resembles the shape of a Christian cross. It was usually covered in bronze, silver or gold and is considered expensive.
3. The Edge
The edge is the part of the blade that is directly used for cutting or aiming blows directly against the enemies’ body or shield.
4. The Forte
The thicker and stronger part of the blade of the sword is called the forte. It is right next to the hilt.
5. The Fuller
The shallow central part of a double edged straight blade is called the Fuller.
6. The Grip
The part of the sword that is in the Knight’s hand is called the grip. It was usually made of horn and wood, and was covered in leather and shaped to fit the shape of the hand.
7. The Hilt
The handle of the sword that consists of the crossguard, grip and pommel is called the hilt. The hilts were usually expensive and features personal inscriptions and cravings.
8. The Pommel
The part of the holy that is used as a counterweight is known as the pommel.
9. The Tang
The unsharpened part of the sword that is covered by the hilt is called the tang.

Decoration of Medieval Weapons
The Medieval Knight sword holds high symbolic importance. This symbolic meaning also served as an example in the cross guard design of the Medieval Knight Sword, that resembled the Christian cross, which illustrates that the knight has all right to use the sword in defense of Christianity and Christians. Some Medieval knight swords also featured different kinds of engravings and inscriptions. These carvings might either be the owner’s name, or a prayer, of words from their religious books. On the other hand, some engravings were made just to make the sword looks more majestic and beautiful, and were decorated with precious stones and jewelry.

The skills and strategy play a vital part in using Medieval Knight Swords and weapons, and it was extremely necessary for a knight to get training to become an expert Swordsmen. These training sessions were time consuming and were done in a special place which was called the ‘Pell’.

Each phase of the Middle Age Weapons provide a different history about the Medieval Knight Swords, and other weapons that were used alongside it. Our Medieval Swords for sale carry outstanding quality and durability in addition to the stunning elegance and detailing.

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