Scottish Soldiers of Fortune (Paperback)
This classic work of military history tells the story of the many Scottish soldiers who served as mercenaries and adventurers in Europe and beyond over the centuries. From the Scottish pikemen who fought in the armies of Gustavus Adolphus to the Highland regiments who served in India, Africa, and the Americas, these soldiers played a crucial role in shaping the history of warfare and empire in the early modern period. This is a must-read for anyone interested in the history of Scottish military service, mercenaries and soldiers of fortune, or early modern European history.
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