The Norman Medieval Sword (#1307)

With its iconic crucifix guard and wheel-shaped pommel, the Norman sword (1000-1300 AD) is arguably the most recognizable sword in human history. The Norman or Crusader sword (Type Xa) is frequently depicted in medieval art including the Bayeux tapestry (an historically rich and important embroidery that depicts the Norman Conquest) and commonly exhibited in various Hollywood blockbuster films. Long studied by scholars, the Norman sword is what many people picture when they imagine a “standard” medieval European sword. Darksword Armory’s reproduction of the Norman sword is given a modern upgrade with heat-treated 5160 steel. This well-balanced piece is as battle-ready as the originals would have been, and pays homage to the classic design found in art and history….(Read more)