good source books on the 30yrs war

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nix
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good source books on the 30yrs war

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going to try and hit a couple of the local shows and make my self useful while out here, and good sources of infomation would be appreiated esp any that mention the use of english/scotish units im aware that there were some troops of negotional effection arround just dont know alot about them, cheers guys
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Mr Ben
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This is a good round up of information on Scots and thirty years war,

Swords for hire. the scottish mercenary. by James Miller.

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For a general history,C V Wedgewood is still readable.........
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Or for a major doorstop of a book, there is the new, Europes tragedy, Peter H Wilson.

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A number of well known soldiers from the English Civil war were involved in the 30 years war.
Off the top of my head.
Sir David Leslie.
General King.
Earl of Leven.
Prince Rupert (I think)

They all have biographies which are easily found on Ebay.

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