What sword would you use in the Medieval or Renaissance eras?

You need to wield a mighty blade in the Middle Ages. What kind will it be?

Learn more about swords:

Top 10 Most Famous Swords of the Middle Ages

“In the hilt is fame”: resonances of medieval swords and sword-lore in J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings

Why so Many Viking Age Swords in Norway?