From Tartan to General of the Russian Empire : Patrick Gordon of Auchleuchries (1635 - 1699), Hardback Book

From Tartan to General of the Russian Empire : Patrick Gordon of Auchleuchries (1635 - 1699) Hardback

Description

This is a book about one of those Scots who were forbidden at the time from serving in their own army as they were Roman Catholic.

As a consequence he is one of many such people from Scotland who served in various European armies. In his case he ended up in a very senior position in the Russian army as an officer who served with great distinction. The book looks at these adventures from a religious as well as a heraldic aspect, as it works through parts of Patrick Gordon's life in these countries which include Sweden, Poland and Russia in the 17th Century.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 92 pages, 4 colour
  • Publisher: Grosvenor House Publishing Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Autobiography: general
  • ISBN: 9781786230966

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