(c) 2006-present R. Macaraeg
Subject: Landsknecht mercenary infantry
Culture: Imperial German
Setting: Holy Roman Empire, Germany/Italy 16th-mid 17thc
Royal Armouries Museum > War Gallery *
"Dagger German, about 1520 Made in the form of a Landsknecht sword,
and seems to have fallen from favour by the late 1530s. Its brass hilt was formerly gilt."
* Metropolitan Museum of Art
"'LANDSKNECHT' DAGGER Steel, bronze, bone grip French, late 15th century"