‘Medieval Madness’ at the Royal Ontario Museum

'Medieval Madness' at the Royal Ontario Museum

Holding the tips for safety, Trevor allows visiting schoolchildren to hold blunt AEMMA training weapons. Historically, and arming sword would weigh between two and three pounds. The arming swords AEMMA uses for practice (made by Toronto swordmaker Charles Jevons, based upon the Royal Armories MS I.33 sword) have aircraft aluminum blades, allowing a thicker profile (less dangerous) for the same balance and weigh in a 2.75 pounds.

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