Old English

Here are our Albums

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This mainly focuses on the 18th and 19th Centuries and the role of the notorious Press Gang.

You will hear about:

  • * the conditions for men serving in the navy of the time;
  • * the role and nature of the of the institution of the Press Gang;
  • * the attitudes of ordinary people to the depredations of this form of recruitment.

For samples of the tracks click here!

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The CD, The King's Shilling, contains the songs and music which accompany the talk on the history of recruitment into the "Red Coat" army.

This talk highlights the role of the Recruiting Sergent mainly in the 18th and 19th Centuries, and serves to give an insight into a bygone age.

For samples of the tracks click here!