3. The King's Shilling (8 images)

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for Gannett's Military Times
2008-2011.

"....He's joined the army and marched awa',
He took the shillin'
He took the shillin' and marched awa',

Come laddies come, hear the cannons roar-
take the shlling an' we're off tae war."

Many years ago, the "King's Shilling" (or the "Queen's Shilling" as the case may be) was the payment...
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