Norman Shield- could be used by infantry , but especially favored by cavalry because it protected both horse and rider from missile fire.
Ancient lunar calendar carved on a Viking rune stone, Norway, 1000 AD
Norman Shield with Steel Cross
Made more for a giant than a man this huge shield bears iron banding and a thick wooden construction, while most struggle to lift the thing those few large warriors who can gain the advantage of a shield capable of a good bashing power along with incredib
restaurador libre de Maximiliano Bertet - armamento
angle's shield bearing my coat of arms.
Tarcza z herbem wielkiego mistrza (Shield with the coat of arms of the Grand Master) - Warszawa - Muzeum Wojska Polskiego