Recruited by the Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian the First, they represented the cutting edge of military capacity in the late 15th and early 16th centuries. Armed with pikes, halberds, great two-handed Zweihanders, and one-handed Katzbalgers, companies of Landsknecht ran roughshod over the conventional militias of the time. Below you can check out some examples of Landsknecht arms that we have made. You can click on the link below each image for more photos and information.
3 Landsknecht and Ed at the Western Martial Arts Workshop, 2019