By Matthew Glozier
This quantity examines the function and importance of Scottish infantrymen in France within the age of the solar King, Louis XIV. The learn examines the complicated dating of expatriate Scottish infantrymen to their place of origin and local sovereign, in the context of a altering setting for army employment. The amity of the so-called 'auld' alliance intended little in an age of speedy improvement within the courting among armies and the states they served. stuck within the heart have been a couple of Scots, trying to perpetuate conventional modes of employment out of the country. they discovered themselves the objective of accelerating pressures to dedicate wholeheartedly to at least one service provider or one other. The publication surveys the background of Scottish soldiers' carrier at the continent normally, and in France specifically by means of reading the explicit stipulations of army carrier there within the sunlight King's reign with a different specialise in the warriors of the regiment of George Douglas, Earl of Dumbarton.
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History of Warfare, Scottish Soldiers in France in the Reign of the Sun King: Nursery for Men of Honour by Matthew Glozier