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They represent the first germs of the "Landsknecht" profession, the shame and curse of the Germans.The Origin of the Family Private Property and the State|Frederick Engels
Guinegate was the dbut of the Landsknecht infantry as Nancy was that of the Swiss, and the lesson could not be misread.
In the 15th and 16th centuries the infantry soldiers (Swiss or landsknecht) carried a heavy poniard or dagger.
The Landsknecht infantry constituted the mainstay of the imperial armies in the 16th century.
This name is derived from the German 'landsknecht' ('valet of the fief'), applied to a mercenary soldier.The Gaming Table: Its Votaries and Victims|Andrew Steinmetz