Sword of Edward, The Black Prince. Functional, battle ready medieval sword of prince of England and hero of 100 years war. High carbon steel blade, scabbard.
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The Generation 2/Legacy Arms Black Prince Sword is a Late 14th century Hand and a Half Sword (Type: XVa) - The original sword, which rests in a private collection in England, is thought to possibly be the sword of Edward the Black Prince. The Black Prince, son of Edward III and father of Richard II, was known as a great warrior. The sword was removed from its resting place during the English Civil War, Cromwell being blamed for its disappearance.
The blade of this sword is hand forged from 5160 carbon steel and hand tempered. The blade is then securely peened onto the pommel. The contoured handle is wood, wrapped in black leather. This sword also includes a wood scabbard wrapped in black leather with steel accents at throat and tip.
Edward of Woodstock, The Black Prince
Edward of Woodstock (15 June 1330 – 8 June 1376), called the Black Prince, was the eldest son of King Edward III of England and Philippa of Hainault, and the father of King Richard II of England. He was the first Duke of Cornwall (from 1337), the Prince of Wales (from 1343) and the Prince of Aquitaine (1362–72).
Edward was a skilled warrior and military leader, he was hero of 100 years war against France.
Wooden handle wrapped in leather.
Blackened, solid steel pommel & cross guard.
Distilled taper 33 1/4" high carbon steel blade.
Blade Length: 34"
Handle Length: 6 3/4
Point of Balance: 2 1/4" below chape of hilt
Blade Steel: 5160
Legacy Arms swords.