Press Gangs in the Regency Era | ReginaJeffers’s Blog

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Press gangs operated in England from medieval times, but during the war years the “tradition” was increased. In fact, the pressing of free men into military service was considered a roy…

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  1. Despite the awful way that they were recruited, it would seem that most pressed sailors made the best of their lot; many serving with distinction, and showing great courage in battle. Different times indeed…
    Best wishes, Pete.

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