Darksword armory The Sovereign 15th C. Renaissance Sword
Darksword armory The Sovereign 15th C. Renaissance Sword
Darksword armory The Sovereign 15th C. Renaissance Sword
Darksword armory The Sovereign 15th C. Renaissance Sword
Darksword armory The Sovereign 15th C. Renaissance Sword
Darksword armory The Sovereign 15th C. Renaissance Sword
Darksword armory The Sovereign 15th C. Renaissance Sword
Darksword armory The Sovereign 15th C. Renaissance Sword
Darksword armory The Sovereign 15th C. Renaissance Sword
Darksword armory The Sovereign 15th C. Renaissance Sword
Darksword armory The Sovereign 15th C. Renaissance Sword
Darksword armory The Sovereign 15th C. Renaissance Sword
Darksword armory The Sovereign 15th C. Renaissance Sword
Darksword armory The Sovereign 15th C. Renaissance Sword
Darksword armory The Sovereign 15th C. Renaissance Sword
Darksword armory The Sovereign 15th C. Renaissance Sword
Darksword armory The Sovereign 15th C. Renaissance Sword
Darksword armory The Sovereign 15th C. Renaissance Sword
Darksword armory The Sovereign 15th C. Renaissance Sword
Darksword armory The Sovereign 15th C. Renaissance Sword
Darksword armory The Sovereign 15th C. Renaissance Sword
Darksword armory The Sovereign 15th C. Renaissance Sword
Darksword armory The Sovereign 15th C. Renaissance Sword
Darksword armory The Sovereign 15th C. Renaissance Sword
Darksword armory The Sovereign 15th C. Renaissance Sword
Darksword armory The Sovereign 15th C. Renaissance Sword
Darksword armory The Sovereign 15th C. Renaissance Sword
Darksword armory The Sovereign 15th C. Renaissance Sword
Darksword armory The Sovereign 15th C. Renaissance Sword
Darksword armory The Sovereign 15th C. Renaissance Sword
Darksword armory The Sovereign 15th C. Renaissance Sword
Darksword armory The Sovereign 15th C. Renaissance Sword
Darksword armory The Sovereign 15th C. Renaissance Sword
Darksword armory The Sovereign 15th C. Renaissance Sword
Darksword armory The Sovereign 15th C. Renaissance Sword
Darksword armory The Sovereign 15th C. Renaissance Sword
Darksword armory The Sovereign 15th C. Renaissance Sword
Darksword armory The Sovereign 15th C. Renaissance Sword
Darksword armory The Sovereign 15th C. Renaissance Sword

Darksword armory The Sovereign 15th C. Renaissance Sword

  • Vendor
    Darksword Armory
    Sale price
    $565.00
    Regular price
    $565.00
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    per 

    Availability:

    Estimated Arrival: Between Nov 27 and Nov 29. *ETA to USA Only

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    Blade: 5160 High Carbon Steel. Dual Tempered HRc 60
    48-50 at the core
    Total length: 41″
    Blade length: 32″
    Blade width at base: 2″
    Guard & Pommel: Solid bronze
    Weight: 2 lbs.

    As the 15th century drew to a close, the nature of the battlefield – and the Renaissance Sword – was changing. The rise of towns and cities across Europe created the infrastructure required to produce blades in greater quality and numbers. No longer affordable only by the nobility, the sword became an infantry weapon, provided by the quartermaster and used by the common soldier on the battlefield.

    Likewise, advances in armouring technology created a new battlefield where adaptability mattered at least as much as striking power. With the sword now used by both mounted knight and foot soldier, the blade had to be able to pierce the plate armour of the knight as well as a strike against the variety of armor used by the infantry. The blade evolved to have a strong, reinforced tip for thrusting while retaining an edge built for cutting. Known as a cut-and-thrust sword, this flexibility was often the difference between life and death in the heat of combat, regardless of if its bearer was an infantryman or a mounted knight.

    The Sovereign 15th C. Renaissance Sword

    We are pleased to present 'The Renaissance', co-designed by Darksword Armory and American bladesmith Bruce Brookhart. Taking inspiration from both Medieval French and German Swords, the Renaissance is a late 15th-century style arming sword with an Oakeshott type XVIII blade. The guard is decorated with a floral French motif while the 'Writhen' pommel is cast directly from a 15th century Katzbalger in the collection of the Renaissance co-designer, Eyal Azerad.

    Hand forged, the Renaissance’s blade is made from 5160 steel and deferentially heat treated to a Rockwell of 53 at the core and 60 at the cutting edge, giving this medieval sword astounding toughness and flexibility. The Guard and pommel are solid Bronze, crowned with a slightly diamond shaped Oak grip. Light, agile, durable, and sturdy, this is an arming sword that any Medieval soldier would have been proud to call his own.

    Bruce Brookhart is an American bladesmith and weapon designer. Bruce worked closely with Hank Reinhardt for over 15 years and consulted Ewart Oakeshott for over a decade.

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