Reappearing as a popular weapon during the 12th century, medieval daggers were used as secondary weapon for personal defense as well as a tool for everyday tasks. These double-edged blades taper to sharp points for piercing shields and armor. Our knightly daggers at Buying a Sword make excellent companion weapons for our medieval swords. These traditional daggers come in a range of styles, including rondel daggers, Crusader daggers, Agincourt daggers, arming daggers, swordbreaker daggers, ballock daggers, and more. Certain designs are inspired by historical figures like Henry V, the Black Prince, the Landsknecht mercenaries, and King Solomon, among others. We carry a variety of functional dagger and decorative dagger designs, making these excellent medieval blades for historical re-enactors, Ren fair attendees, and weapons collectors.
The 12th century included the Second and Third Crusades into the Holy Land, including some noteworthy battles involving Saladin. The 12th Century Crusader Dagger depicts one of the typical secondary weapons of that period.
Our 12th Century Medieval dagger features a hardwood handle wrapped in leather. The crossguard and pommel are solid steel, polished and fitted onto a full tang that is peened at top of the pommel for strength and durability.
Equip something you can rely on as a secondary weapon and youll be more prepared for whatever comes your way. Our 13th Century Steel Dagger is lightweight and durable and makes an ideal companion sword for your armor and swordplay.
Close combat techniques have evolved throughout the centuries and so have the weapons that assist a skilled warrior. The 14th Century Baselard Dagger presents a design that is just as effective today as it was in the Middle Ages.
This dagger draws its name from its shape. The 15th Century Rondel Dagger is based on a historical piece that echoes the popular daggers of the fifteenth century, especially those that were favored secondary weapons and misericords.
The dramatic imagery of our Angelic Medieval Dagger with Sheath matches the ornate features often associated with a church. This unsharpened 440 stainless steel blade features a short ricasso. The guard features a shield at the center.
Inspired by Crusading knights and tales of chivalry, the Antique Gold Decorative Crusader Dagger is a beautifully stylized take on medieval weaponry. Antique golden tones finish its steel pommel, guard, and matching sheath detail.
As you go off to fight in the Holy Wars, please do not forget a few things. Say farewell to your family, pack some extra underwear, and belt on your Antiqued Templar Dagger. If you bring anything, make sure to bring this dagger!
On the medieval battlefield, a commander tried to keep their archers away from the front lines. The best of plans can go awry, though, and many archers carried at least a dagger, like this Archers Dagger, to use for defense in melee.
Gladius Medieval style daggers like this Arming Dagger have 440C stainless steel blades that are fully tempered, but they are primarily intended for use as collectibles and decorative pieces with their eye-catching details.