Today I’m going to be reviewing this buckler made for me by Emmet Byrne at Raven Heart Forge in Ireland, I’ll put the links below for that.
Bucklers vs. Shields
“Why would someone use a buckler instead of a shield?” is a question I get asked by a number of people. We see the use of the buckler as part of martial system in the I-33 manuscript, the oldest pedagogical fencing manuscript that we have a record of dated between 1270-1320 CE. The manuscript has several names: The Anonymous Tower Fechtbuck, …