Arming Swords

A type of cruciform sword with a double-edged blade, arming swords remained in use between the 11th and 16th centuries. Similar to knightly swords or knights swords, arming swords were the standard weapon of the medieval knight in Europe. Typically used with a shield, the traditional arming sword eventually gave way to the popularity of the longsword, becoming a sidearm that developed over time into Renaissance cut and thrust swords. Here at Buying a Sword, we carry an excellent selection of these medieval swords, including both functional arming swords and decorative arming swords. Our arming sword replicas are perfect for historical re-enactments, as they are created with authenticity in mind. You can show off your love of the Middle Ages by displaying one of these high quality arming swords in your home or office as a unique accent piece.
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12th C. Crusader Sword

Item # AH-6955
A crusader lived or died, by their blade, so as you can imagine, some took their swords very seriously. For pure efficiency, a sword in the style of this 12th C. Crusader Sword would have been favored, for its shape and its availability.
$161.00

13th C. Sword of St. Maurice

Item # AH-6974R
St. Maurice, also known as Mauritius, was the leader of the Roman Theban Legion during the 3rd century. This 13th C. Sword of St. Maurice venerates him and his actions, which made him the patron saint of soldiers, knights, and warriors.
$187.00

13th Century Arming Sword

Item # SM36050
The second in a series of performance oriented swords designed by Gus Trim and produced by Kingston Arms, this 13th Century Arming Sword has a very slight forward balance, making it quick in the hand and devastating in the cut.
$459.00

1432 Milanese Sword with Finger Guard

Item # AH-PRS401
Based on a famous museum piece found in the Royal Armouries in Leeds, this 1432 Milanese Sword with Finger Guard is a part of the Primus collection, as well as stunning recreation of the Type XIX Oakeshott style sword.
$180.00

14th Century Gothic Sword With Scabbard

Item # DS-1368
The advent of heavy plate armour meant that the traditional sword had to change or be left behind. Swords like this 14th Century Gothic Sword with Scabbard were an innovation in functionality, thanks to their great versatility.
$395.00

14th Century Gothic Sword With Scabbard and Belt

Item # DS-1368B
The advent of heavy plate armour meant that the traditional sword had to change or be left behind. Swords like this 14th Century Gothic Sword with Scabbard and Belt were an innovation in functionality, thanks to their great versatility.
$500.00

14th Century Medieval Sword With Scabbard

Item # DS-1354
Bold, broad, and powerful looking, the design of this 14th Century Medieval Sword with Scabbard was in response to plate-reinforced mail armour of the age, and its design does not leave a warrior wanting for power or versatility.
$410.00

14th Century Medieval Sword With Scabbard and Belt

Item # DS-1354B
Bold, broad, and powerful looking, the design of this 14th Century Medieval Sword with Scabbard and Belt was in response to plate and mail armour of the age, and its design does not leave a warrior wanting for power or versatility.
$515.00

Acre Broadsword

Item # 501509
The Acre Broadsword has been hand-forged by expert smiths with decades of experience, ensuring that it will make a fantastic weapon for your home armory. The functional sword is crafted from tough 1065 high carbon steel.
$325.00

Archers Medieval War Sword

Item # ZS-910949
In war, an archer would have always been prepared to change from bow to sword, should their position be overrun. When that happened, this Archers Medieval War Sword would serve well in keeping a ranged fighter safe in melee combat.
$53.90 $48.51

Arming Broad Sword

Item # AH-6953
The sword of the medieval knight was the arming sword, although this Arming Broad Sword offers a subtle variation on that classic blade. As its name implies, this blade is a bit broader, lending it a more intimidating and powerful form.
$158.00

Arming Sword

Item # SG3523
Gladius Medieval style swords like the Arming Sword have 440C stainless steel blades that are fully tempered, but they are primarily intended for use as collectibles and decorative pieces with their eye-catching details.
$180.00