La ciudad de Cuenca está situada en un lugar privilegiado, asomada sobre los profundos tajos que forman las hoces de dos ríos que la circunvalan: el Júcar y el Húecar.
Alfonso VIII conquered in the year 1177 and gave him the Law of Cuenca.
The sculpture is on a double platform near the ground in one of the rooms , allowing easy observation of the same .
The knight appears dressed in the habit of the Order of Santiago .
Moreover, while usually the knights of the Order of Santiago often be depicted only the layer with the insignia of the Order , in this case appears dressed in a more formal habit , as an official dress for important ceremonies chapters of the Order , etc ...
The habit takes on the chest red cross of Santiago
It could be a type of civil gown and / or ecclesiastical garb that was part of the Order habit.
Éste tipo de espada es la que aparece más profusamente representada en la Península durante la segunda mitad del siglo XV, especialmente a partir de 1470.
The pommel is rounded , the "arriaz" (cross-guard) is curved and although it is damaged you can perceived that the two side rings of the sword as protection for the index finger from birth of arriaz to the edge of the blade of the sword , leaving a small scope for envaine sword completely.
This type of sword is the most widely represented appearing in the Peninsula during the s
Note: I hope it was of interest to you this gentleman sculpture.