La Compagnie de la Hache

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At Day of Knights 2016, the Swordsman Guild of Kansas City encamped under the guise of a Free Company in France named La Campaignie de la Hache, or the Company of the Axe if your French is rusty. We proudly bore livery of a white hewing axe on a black field to display our allegiance. The less fanciful of the group would call themselves Hatchetmen, and proud. The peasants along the Seine would only whisper of us in fear, as abatteurs. 

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