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good source books on the 30yrs war

Posted: Tue Feb 14, 2012 9:56 am
by nix
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

Re: good source books on the 30yrs war

Posted: Mon May 14, 2012 5:20 pm
by Mr Ben
This is a good round up of information on Scots and thirty years war,

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

Re: good source books on the 30yrs war

Posted: Mon May 14, 2012 11:26 pm
by steve stanley
For a general history,C V Wedgewood is still readable.........

Re: good source books on the 30yrs war

Posted: Thu May 17, 2012 10:17 am
by Mr Ben
Or for a major doorstop of a book, there is the new, Europes tragedy, Peter H Wilson.

Re: good source books on the 30yrs war

Posted: Sun Feb 05, 2017 12:05 am
by Strafford
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.