>>554452 Don't be stupid, Wallenstein was killed on the orders of the Emperor. He wasn't getting the respect he deserved and considered siding with the Protestants after being fucked over one too many times.
>>554393 Pretty much a bit of a hero to me. The Thirty Years' War ruined all kinds of shit in my home region. There was a common saying in those days: "Bet, Kind, bet - bald kommt der Schwed'.". Essentially "Pray, child, pray - the swede is coming.".
So thanks Wally for giving them a good beating. I hear he was pretty alright to his Czech subjects, too.
>>555200 In that stage of the 30yW? Not sure. I guess I could construe some blame by pointing out how they financed early Swedish expeditions, but really they only did what they thought was right for France. Can't argue too much with the Richelieu.
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