Medieval

G4209

Charlemagne Sword

$498.00

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This Charlemagne Sword is a copy of a sword in the Louvre that is traditionally attributed to being Charlemagne  personal sword. It is called “Joyeuse” (Joyous) and was carried at the coronation processions of the French kings from 1270 to 1824. The 11th century Song of Roland describes the sword: “Charlemagne was wearing his fine white coat of mail and his helmet with gold-studded stones; by his side hung Joyeuse, and never was there a sword to match it; the colour changed thirty times a day”.

Total length: 101 cm
Blade length: 83 cm
Grip length:  10 cm
Weight: 1414 g
Blade: Stainless Steel
Edge: Blunt
Scabbard: Not Included

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