Medieval Weapons Bliss

Medieval Morning Star – The Spiked Ball Flail!

Good morning, or more like good night?  Depending on who you ask.  But the Morning Star Flail was quite a weapon to be reckon with, and although it can be considered somewhat crude and its use someone brash, it sure did have its use on the old battlefield.

Whats the deal with the morning star?

Although the morning star of old was actually  mu Read More…

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The Medieval Falchion – A Sport Version!

  The Falchion – The Medieval Version of the Da Dao!

Da Dao Chinese Broadsword

Chinese Dadao

The Chinese Da Dao (translated into “big knife”) was a Chinese sabre used in China by those who wanted a deadly weapon without having to go into a very steep learning curve.  The falchion  might not be Read More…

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The Flanged Mace – A Knights Worst Knightmare

The Flanged Mace

  Allow us to introduce you to the official Kryptonite to the knight in shining armor.  This is a German style flanged mace.  When it comes down to maces, their were quite a few different designs, we’re happy to bring you this one here.

The History

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The Wicked Skull Flail – Giving the Classic Flail a Whole New Look

 

The Skull Flail 

Just like the regular medieval combat flails, this weapons comes with a spiked, wait thats not a ball but a skull!  An awesome little piece, get ready to impress everybody with this bada** lil guy here!

The Original Flails

Original flails were highly revered combat weapons in the days of old.  The star advantage of the flail was the fact that you could easily strike someone even when they had a shield, since the flai Read More…

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Black Knight Armor – Medieval Suit of Armor

The full suit of medieval armor become to come into full use in the 15th century.  A knight in a full suit of armor could be equated to today’s battle tanks.  They were a real force rolling through the battle field and weren’t easy to take out.  Swords were useless and you could actually penetrate a suit of armor with a arrow, but you had to get close enough to hopefully poke through the armor and wound the knight.  Kind of h Read More…

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The Gothic Medieval Dagger – A Foot Soldier’s Best Friend

Back in ye ole days, everyone carried some type of knife at least, to protect thine self from thine enemies and own thine lousy bastards with swiftness.  The poorer folk had no choice but to carry standard utility knives, but people with some coin went for something a little more specific…uh, for their use and all, you know owning lousy bastards!  And what exactly did a purpose built dagger for war have?   Read More…

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Our very first post, why Medieval Weapons?

I’m sure we here at Medieval Weapons Bliss aren’t the only ones who dig on swords, spears, and all the cool weapons of the ancient world.  We are real enthusiasts and we are sure you are too.  These modern reproductions are like our connection to the ancestors of our past times.  But heck, maybe you just like to have these cool items on the wall to impress your friends, maybe you are a role player.  We also have a sweet LARP’er section with some stuff you can take to the next battle that will seriously blow your friends away.  or maybe, just maybe, you’re like our pal Sanders who kind of likes the security and piece of mind an old mace by the bedside brings your.  Whatever it is that has you intrigued about medieval weapons, we are happy to be along side you as you enjoy the hobby.  We are going to bring real reviews and awesome insight into the history and usage of these weapons.  And by joining our email list, you will always be in the know about what we’re doing here as far as content goes.  If you’re ever having trouble trying to decide what is the next awesome Medieval item you should purchase, rest assure that we know how that feels and strive to bring to you the best information to help you in making that choice.  Above all we hope you enjoy the website and hope to keep you coming back.

 

Sincerely,

The folks at Medieval Weapons Bliss.

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