Charlemagne united the majority of Western Europe during the early Middle Ages for the first time since the Roman Empire, earning him the title Father of Europe. Also known as Charles the Great, Charlemagne became the first Holy Roman Emperor and founded the Carolingian Empire. As one of the greatest kings of the medieval period, Charlemagne remains a popular figure from history, making the Charlemagne swords here at Buying a Sword an excellent choice for anyone wanting a collectible sword. Traditionally, Charlemagnes personal sword has been known by the name Joyeuse. Two medieval swords have been attributed to him, one kept in the Imperial Treasury in Vienna and the other held in the Louvre in Paris. With their ornate detailing, our Joyeuse sword replicas and other decorative Charlemagne swords make great re-enactment blades and display pieces for history lovers and weapon enthusiasts.