Category Archives: Viking

Hurstwic: Viking Shields

  A few shields have survived from the Viking age, notably the shields from the Gokstad ship, which date from the 10th century. The ship was equipped with 32 shields, several of which survive intact. They were made from a … Continue reading

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Viking Sword & Shield Fighting (Roland – Hammaborg)

Shields in the video were 80 cm/31″. They could be up to 105 cm/41″ across.

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