Lion of the North: A Tale of the Times of Gustavus Adolphus
Author: G. A. Heny
Publisher: Preston Speed Publications; Hardcover
Period: 17th century Germany, Thirty Years' War; Fiction
In this story, Mr. Henty gives the history of the first part of the Thirty Years' War. The issue had its importance, which has extended to the present day, as it established religious freedom in Germany. The army of the chivalrous King of Sweden was largely composed of Scotsmen, and among these was the hero of the story.