Choosing a sword for test cutting

With the continuing popularity of test cutting with longswords as a way to improve sword fighting skills, and as a co...

The Real Axes of Assassin's Creed Valhalla

When fighting a real foe with an axe,

Product Spotlight: The Burgundian Poleaxe

'provide oneself with suitable weapons, like the axe" Le Jeu de la Hache

How much was an early Medieval sword?

This is a difficult question to answer as the time and place of the context is all important. Social status would hav...

The Quarterstaff

The staff is one of the most simple and universal of weapons. Used by cultures around the world and across time, it ...

Tangs on Medieval Swords

The truth about tangs, and how they varied.

14th Century Dagger Spotlight

A combat dagger for a medieval man-at-arms

How did Vikings name their swords?

The Vikings and related people used kennings to poetically name and describe their weapons.

The new Celtic Spear from Arms and Armor

Our Celtic Spear is a new item available via our website. Although we have made a few of them over the years, we've ...

The best books to understand Medieval Swords

Must have research for the study of the sword.

Thrusting potential of the Leeds Castle Sword, type XVIIIc

no problem at all thrusting through cloth armor
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