James Grant Mercenaries in Foreign Service from the 14th to 19th Centuries Claymore for hire—the story of the Scottish mercenary
There have always been mercenaries and some nations have a better temperament for the trade than others. Mercenaries, both historically and pre..
H. G. Keene European Mercenary Commanders in Hindustan 1770-1820 Men of war in a land of turmoil
This book chronicles the careers and wars of the European and mixed-race mercenary adventurers who carved reputations and empires for themselves and their Indian lor..
by James Skinner James Skinner and his 'Yellow Boys' Irregular cavalry in the wars of India between the British, Mahratta, Rajput, Mogul, Sikh & Pindarree Forces. India's most famous cavalryman recounts his career. James Skinner had a colourful career. He began his military exploits as a mercenary for Indian princes and became a legend as the leader of the ‘Yel..