Charles V was the most important rulers of the Holy Roman Empire form 1519-1556. He was king of Spain known as Charles I from 1516-1556. Charles V inherited both the kingdom of Castile and Netherlands when he was six years old. At the age of 20, he nearly ruled half of the world and was known as one of the greatest monarchs since Charlemagne. When Charles V was 56 years old, he voluntarily gave up all his titles and possessions and retired to a monastery in Estremadura, Spain. Charles V spent the last remaining days of his life at the monastery. Our Charles V swords can be used for display or for battle re-enactments, each reproduction is created to the specifications of the original. The dimensions and weight are accurate on every piece so you get a medieval weapon that is actually balanced and fun to hold instead of just pretty to look at. Medieval times were sometimes brutal, sometimes romantic, but always a source of intrigue. We invite you to share in the experience of an era past with our collection of Charles V swords. All our Charles V Swords are expertly hand-crafted and authentic replicas! You can display them in your office, home or for Medieval Reenactments.