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Renaissance Rapier

Renaissance Rapier

…England and advocated the use of the rapier for thrusting as opposed to cutting when engaged in a duel. Although it was generally seen as a civilian weapon more robust versions such as the Pappenheimer Rapier were developed for battlefield use and saw service in conflicts such as the English Civil…

£129.00

Mini Gun Crossbow

Mini Gun Crossbow

The crossbow revolutionised infantry warfare allowing armies to field large numbers of missile troops without the expense of having to employ skilled archers who were usually trained from boyhood. Armies of Mercenary Crossbowmen were not uncommon and as many as 3000 were employed in battles such as…

£25.00

Black Prince Sword

Black Prince Sword

Edward of Woodstock Prince of Wales was the eldest son of King Edward III of England. In his early life he was known as Edward of Woodstock after his birthplace in Oxfordshire. He was never known as The Black Prince during his lifetime the title seems to have originated during the 16th century. He…

£185.00

English Heritage Playing Cards - Weapons

English Heritage Playing Cards - Weapons

…different image of a weapon through history drawn specially for this pack of playing cards. The four suits cover different areas; Spades feature land weapons e.g. Vickers light tank; Diamonds air e.g. Spitfire; Clubs sea e.g. HMS Ark Royal and Hearts features hand weapons e.g. Bow and…

£4.50

Pompeii Gladius

Pompeii Gladius

…was the primary weapon of the Roman Legionary and was used in conjunction with the 'Scutum' (shield) and 'Pilum' (spear). Its design was strongly influenced by the swords used by the Iberian (Spanish) Celts. It was predominantly designed as a thrusting weapon and was in use in…

£125.00

Flintlock Pistol

Flintlock Pistol

Flintlock pistols were used as both military and self-defence weapons. Their effective range was much shorter than a musket and they were frequently used in combination with sword or cutlass. The flintlock mechanism was first added to pistols in 1610 and by 1630 they started to become more common.…

£35.00

Sir William Marshal Sword

Sir William Marshal Sword

Sir William Marshal was one of England's most famous knights and described by the Archbishop of Canterbury as the "best knight that ever lived". He served 4 kings including Richard the Lionheart and was one of the most powerful men in Europe. By the time of his death in 1219 he was…

£125.00

Guingate Sword

Guingate Sword

This Blackfriars Sword is inspired by a sword that was found in the mudbanks of the River Thames near Bull Wharf Blackfriars. It is dated to around 1340-50 and is a typical knight's sword of the period. It is now held in the Royal Armouries collection. Our Blackfriars Sword has solid brass hilt…

£110.00

Celtic Sword

Celtic Sword

The Celts were a group of tribal societies in Iron Age and Medieval Europe. They settled in Britain in around 500 BC and flourished until the Romans invaded in 55 BC. The most famous Celtic Queen was Boudicca Queen of the Iceni Tribe. She attacked London in AD 60 but was eventually defeated in…

£85.00

Squires Excalibur

Squires Excalibur

Excalibur (meaning to 'cut steel') was the great sword of King Arthur which 'gave light like 30 torches'. In the Arthurian stories the name is given to two different swords - the one that the young king pulled from the anvil set in the stone before the church and so proved his right…

£65.00

Squires Knights Templar Sword

Squires Knights Templar Sword

The Knights Templar were a powerful crusading order of knights founded in the 11th Century with many of their number recruited from England and France. There are many Templar castles and churches throughout England including the Temple Church in London made famous in The Da Vinci…

£65.00

3 Lobe Viking Sword

3 Lobe Viking Sword

On the 8th June 793 the first Viking attack is recorded in England. The abbey of Lindisfarne in Northumbria a centre of learning that was famous across Europe was destroyed in a Viking raid. Monks were killed or taken away as slaves and the church treasures were taken away. From this moment onwards…

£110.00

Avalon Replica Sword

Avalon Replica Sword

Avalon is said to be the place where the body of King Arthur is buried. The corpse was supposedly brought on a boat to Avalon by Arthur's half sister Morgan le Fay. According to some legends Arthur sleeps there merely to awaken at some future time. Acero Toledano is a factory in Spain…

£250.00

Excalibur Sword

Excalibur Sword

Excalibur (meaning to 'cut steel') was the great sword of King Arthur which 'gave light like 30 torches'. In the Arthurian stories the name is given to two different swords - the one that the young king pulled from the anvil set in the stone before the church and so proved his right…

£165.00

Sword & Dagger Wall Mount

Sword & Dagger Wall Mount

This clever device is the perfect (almost) invisible way to wall mount your sword or dagger. The scissor mechanism grips the blade tightly just below the cross-guard allowing the sword to hang vertically - or at an angle if you provide support at the tip of the blade (a nail or screw will usually…

£9.00

Bronze Age Dagger

Bronze Age Dagger

…blades dating from as long ago as 3300 BC. In those ancient times a bronze dagger was more of a status symbol and ceremonial aid than a weapon as the mojority of weapons of the age were flint tipped made of hardened wood and antler. This wooden bronze age dagger makes a great addition to an historic…

£5.00

Horrible Histories Dark Knights & Dingy Castles

Horrible Histories Dark Knights & Dingy Castles

…left in! Dark Knights and Dingy Castles takes you charging back to the days of chivalry when knights clanked about in shining armour waving weird weapons peasants cleaned up the mess afterwards and everyone lived in dark dingy horrible homes.Want to know why one nutty knight chopped off his own…

£7.99

Guidebook: Dover Castle, French Translation

Guidebook: Dover Castle, French Translation

…the building of the present castle in the 1180s and over the next 800 years its building and defences were adapted to meet the changing demands of weapons and warfare.This guidebook packed with historic images reconstructions and plans provides a full tour of this iconic castle and relates its long…

£5.00

Guidebook: Dover Castle (German)

Guidebook: Dover Castle (German)

…the building of the present castle in the 1180s and over the next 800 years its buildings and defences were adapted to meet the changing demands of weapons and warfare.This guidebook packed with historic images reconstructions and plans provides a full tour of this iconic castle and relates its long…

£5.00

Twin Ball Flail

Twin Ball Flail

In the right hands the Twin Ball Flail could be a devastating weapon. It was capable of inflicting terrible wounds and could cause damage through all but the toughest of armour. It could be used on horseback or on foot and had greater range and power than a mace - although it did require more skill…

£39.00

Guidebook: Grimes Graves

Guidebook: Grimes Graves

…5000 years ago. Here prehistoric miners dug deep beneath the ground to extract the fine quality jet-black flint from which they fashioned tools weapons and ceremonial objects. Visitors today can descend one of the shafts to see the radiating galleries in which the miners worked.This guidebook…

£3.50

Princess Colour-In Playscene

Princess Colour-In Playscene

…Children will love to use their felts crayons or pencils to personalise the heroes heroines and villains!! The knights have armour shields and weapons that all need some character and the princesses have a whole wardrobe to design. All the items stick magnetically and pack neatly away inside the…

£5.00

The First World War

The First World War

…the glory of downing the Red Baron? And what has Winnie the Pooh got to do with it all? Telling the stories of the battles the aircraft the weapons the soldiers the poets the campaigns and the many heroes Norman Ferguson delves deep into the history of the 'Great War'. Through anecdotes…

£9.99

The Commando Pocket Book 1940-1945

The Commando Pocket Book 1940-1945

…book covers the formation and organization of Commando Companies including British Anzac and Inter-Allied forces; outlining training methods weapons handling hand-to-hand combat fieldcraft orienteering and night operationsThe Commandos were created by Winston Churchill in 1940 as a 'butcher…

£8.99

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