Charles V Brass Cadet Sword
He reigned together with his mother—the latter only nominally—in all the kingdoms and territories of Spain under the name of Carlos I from 1516 to 1556 thus uniting for the first time in the same person the Crowns of Castile —the Kingdom of Navarre and Aragon
Carlos I of Spain and V of Germany was known in his time as "The Emperor" since no king ever managed to gather such an immense empire under his command. of Burgundy), Aragonese (Fernando el Católico) and Castilian (Isabel la C atol).
After so many wars and conflicts, Charles V entered a phase of reflection: about himself, about life and his experiences and, also, about the state of Europe.
Carlos V began to be aware that Europe was heading to be governed by new princes, who, in the name of maintaining their own States, did not minimally try to alter the political-religious balance within each one of them. His conception of the Empire had passed and Spain was consolidating itself as the hegemonic power.
He retired to the Monastery of Yuste where he remained a year and a half in retirement, away from the cities and political life, and accompanied by the order of the Jerónimos who spiritually guided the monarch until his last days. On September 21, 1558, he died of malaria. The coffin of Carlos I is located in the Royal Crypt of the Monastery of El Escorial, known as the Pantheon of the Kings.
Length: 75 cm / 30 inches
Carlos V Cadet Sword - Brass
A high quality sword from the exclusive “Historical Swords” Collection made by MARTO.
Certificate of Quality and Origin, Made in Toledo.