What swords were used in the Crusades?
|Length||avg. 90 cm (35 in)|
|Blade length||avg. 75 cm (30 in)|
|Blade type||Double-edged, straight bladed|
|Hilt type||One-handed cruciform, with pommel|
Was gunpowder used in the Crusades?
What weapons did Christians use?
How did the Crusades affect weapons?
Did the Mongols have cannons?
What were Crusaders swords made of?
What weapons did the Knights Templar use?
The Templars usually fought with swords, which were the most commonly used weapons in the Middle Ages. It is a blade weapon with an open hilt, used mostly for cutting and thrusting. First swords were created in the Bronze Age, in the area of Egypt and China.