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Lion of the North, the (1886) [Novel]
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The Lion of the North is the story of the great Swedish king, Gustavus Adolphus, and his struggle against the Emperor of Austria, who was determined to wipe out Protestantism in Germany. When Malcolm Greene’s uncle and guardian is recruited by an old friend to join the king’s army, Malcolm is permitted to accompany him. His coolness and valor in the face of danger do not go unnoticed, and he soon he attains the rank of captain in the Green Brigade. At o­ne point wounded almost to the point of death, Malcolm recovers in time to rescue Count Mansfield’s daughter and return with her to Scotland as his wife.

Original title: The Lion of the North: A Tale of Gustavus Adolphus and the Wars of Religion
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionChildren & Young AdultHistorical FictionEurope

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