The Lion of the North
by G. A. Henty
Publisher: ManyBooks 1886
Number of pages: 305
A praiseworthy attempt to interest British youth in the great deeds of the Scotch Brigade in the wars of Gustavus Adolphus. Mackay, Hepburn, and Munro live again in Mr. Henty's pages, as those deserve to live whose disciplined bands formed really the germ of the modern British army.
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