Forth Crusade knight shields

Discussion in 'Historical References, Literature & Media Review' started by fmenardi, Nov 9, 2016.

  1. fmenardi Active Member

    Country:
    Brazil
    Hello!
    Please, could anyone tell me which types od shields were used by the crusader knights during the 4th Crusade (1202-1204)?
    I have in my mind the kite shield and hetear shield. But for the last one, which model?
    Please, show me.
    All the best,
    Fabrício
  2. Helm A Fixture

    Country:
    England
    It was a transitional period both types were in use, often a kite shield size but with the flat edge of the heater shield was in use
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  3. arj A Fixture

    Country:
    United-Kingdom
    Here's a chart of shields through the ages:-
    shields.jpg
    Cheers,
    Andrew
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  4. fmenardi Active Member

    Country:
    Brazil
    Hi there, Helm and Andrew!
    Thank you very much for the help and infos.
    All the best,
    Fabrício
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