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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Object Name
Sword
sword
Other Terms
Sword; Edged Weapons; Army; Dragoon
associated date
1776
associated place
Spain
Measurements
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
ID Number
ZZ.RSN83520W15
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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Comments

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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