Thursday, 4 October 2012

Scots Mercenaries in Swedish service

As today is the anniversary of the battle of Wittstock (Gregorian calendar) I thought we should have a look at Scots troops in the 30 YW. Here is an interesting page on Scottish costume.



5 comments:

Kadrinazi said...

What is the source of that second reconstruction?

Ralphus said...

Osprey Men-at-Arms 235 - The Army of Gustavus Adolphus (1)

and

http://www.concord-publications.com/6012/6012.htm

Big Andy said...

Isn't the second one from Military Illustraed- the 3rd being the Osprey- I have both in my personal collection

Big Andy said...

The Agoe Of Conquerors book seems to be composed of ex Military Illustrated plates - all those on the link were froom that magazine.

Ralphus said...

Yes well that makes sense