Wooden Shields

Historically, wood shields were more common their metallic variants, if only because wood shields were easier to replace and easier to create. And here at Medieval Armour, we offer an impressive staggering array of wooden shields, all to offer any intrepid warrior the greatest selection possible, so that he or she can have the functional wooden shield of their dreams. Our selection of wooden medieval shields is truly awe-inspiring, spanning a variety of different styles and eras, so much so that any warrior, from almost any time-frame, could find exactly what they want here. A Norse warrior could find several wooden Viking shields here that will make his fellow berserkers go berserk with envy, while crusaders will find wooden knight shields and crusader shields here that will proudly show off their heraldries and crosses. Even older cultures will find wooden shields that suit their needs, including Greek shields with lambdas and mythic monsters, as well as classic Roman shields like the rectangular scutum. Some of our shields even depict symbols and heraldries of famous figures, like Richard the Lionheart and El Cid, to name a few. And because of their strength and level of construction, they all make for fantastic wooden practice shields, allowing them to shrug off blows like a proper medieval shield should. Designed for use and decorated for display, any of the wooden shields you find here at Medieval Armour would make for a fantastic practice wooden shield to use in training, as well as a great display shield to hang up in your home decor or office for a touch of that impressive medieval or historic style.
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Blank Roman Scutum Shield

Item # AH-3853NP
Among the Roman fighting forces, no shield was as preferred as the traditional scutum, and for good reason. It offered superior defensive capabilities. With this Blank Roman Scutum Shield, you can take the time to create your very own.

Blank Round Shield

Item # AH-6768R
For many warriors, their shield was a personal work, emblazoned with their house seal, family crest, or personal crest. This Blank Round Shield allows you to create your own shield, to show off whatever design you wish to carry.

Brass Studded Scottish Targe

Item # AH-3999
The preferred shield of the Highland warrior was the targe. Slightly smaller than the medieval round shield, this Brass Studded Scottish Targe is a reproduction of the Scottish shield, in all its impressive detail and adorned glory.

Charlemagne Wooden Shield

Item # AG876
This ornate, full sized shield by Art Gladius bears the eagle crest of Charlemagne, ruler of the Holy Roman Empire. Crafted in Spain, the shield is made of wood and is highly decorative on the front, making it great for home decor.

Crusader Shield

Item # 805296
The Crusader Shield is solid shield that measures a full 32 inches tall and 20 inches wide. The Crusader Shield is made of curved wood, covered in a white canvas with a red painted cross emblazoned on the front.

Crusaders Wooden Shield

Item # AG870
This ornate, full sized shield by Art Gladius bears the Crusaders cross. Crafted in Toledo, Spain, the shield is made of wood. The Crusaders shield is highly decorative on the front making this piece great for home decor.

Dark Finished Wooden Battle Shield

Item # S147
Defend yourself from the blows of your enemy with the Dark Finished Wooden Battle Shield. Great for reenactors, this hardwood shield features a traditional kite shape, lightweight design, and a stylish darkened finish.

Eirik Wooden Viking Shield

Item # HW-700775
If you are wanting a great shield for battle, the Eirik Wooden Viking Shield is perfect for any Norse warrior. This wood shield features a metal rim and pointed central boss.

El Cid Wooden Shield

Item # AG873
Crafted in Toledo, Spain, the El Cid Wooden Shield is highly decorative making this piece great for home decor or theatrical productions.

Fleur Cross Medieval Round Shield

Item # AH-3980A
For a medieval soldier, a good shield was the difference between life and death. This Fleur Cross Medieval Round Shield brings to life the wheel-shape of the shield, with touches of detail that make it a defense for any warrior.

Helm of Awe Viking Shield

Item # HW-700566
Until he fell in battle to the hero Sigurd, the dragon Fafnir used a symbol called the Helm of Awe for protection. Because of this tale, Viking warriors often painted this symbol on their shields, as the Helm of Awe Viking Shield displays.

Heraldic Eagle Heater Shield

Item # AH-3890E
Even in the medieval age, eagles were thought to be kings of the air. This Heraldic Eagle Heater Shield is emblazoned with the eagle as its main charge, which serves not only as a kingly defense, but also as a great heraldic style.