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Medieval Swords, Swords, Viking Swords -

It is difficult to picture a medieval soldier without his sword. Of course, his armor was of great importance to him. So was his spear. And his shield. And his helmet. But there is something about a sword that seems to complete a knight. It was more than a weapon. The sword was an extension of his arm, a part of his being. Below, we take a quick look at some of the swords that were popular during the medieval period. The Arming sword (or the Knightly sword) was a single-handed cruciform sword popular from the 11th to the 14th...

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