Temple Church Sword

£130.00 £100.00

This is line end stock. 

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 referred to throughout Europe as "The Marshal". 

The Sir William Marshal Sword is inspired by the one that he is holding in his tomb effigy at Temple Church, London. It features a hand-forged high carbon steel blade, steel pommel and guard, and a waisted leather grip. It comes complete with a well made leather and wood scabbard with brass belt loops (for attaching to a sword belt). This item has a blunt blade and is manufactured for display only.

Total length: 94 cm
Blade length: 77 cm
Grip length: 11 cm
Weight: 1238 g
Point of Balance: 14cm
Blade thickness (base): 0.46 cm
Blade width (base):  4.3 cm
Material: High Carbon Steel, leather
Edge: Blunt
Pommel: Peened
Scabbard: Leather, wood, brass