Dragoon Sword Inscribed "For El Rey Carlos III Dragones T. 1776"

Dragoon Sword Inscribed "For El Rey Carlos II/I Dragones T. 1776"

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Sword; Edged Weapons; Army; Dragoon
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overall, sword: 3 in x 4 5/8 in x 37 3/8 in; 7.62 cm x 11.7475 cm x 94.9325 cm
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
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National Museum of American History
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Why is it using “for” instead of “por”. Is there any explanation of why the Spanish empire would use an english word in their own swords?

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