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Definition of Prisage
PrisagePrisage Pris"age (?; 48), n. [OF. prisage a praising, valuing,
taxing; cf. LL. prisagium prisage; or from F. prise a taking,
capture, prize. See Prize.] (O. Eng. Law)
(a) A right belonging to the crown of England, of taking two
tuns of wine from every ship importing twenty tuns or
more, -- one before and one behind the mast. By charter
of Edward I. butlerage was substituted for this.
(b) The share of merchandise taken as lawful prize at sea
which belongs to the king or admiral.
Meaning of Prisage from wikipedia
of £6,870 in respect
of the commutator
of the dues of butlerage
. To the Duke of St Albans
in 1684 the office
- of England. Some time after, King Henry
II of England granted
him the prisage
of wines, to enable
him, and his heirs, the better
gave up his hereditary right
to the grant
of the prisage
of the wines
for an enormous
sum of money. The right
- 14th century, tonnage
was a duty upon all wines imported
and butlerage, while poundage
was a duty imposed
at the rate...
- (2001). "Lichifield and Chichester". The Numismatic
Chronicle. 161: 293–295. JSTOR 42668028. Prisage
on wine, sent by John to Reginald
in 1205 v t e...
has the text of the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica article Butlerage
- pre-emption is immaterial
for finance. What is established
is that the prisage
of wine or levy of one cask in ten, and the taking
of one-fifteenth or...
- 144 Postage
Act 1803 c. 28 Preservation
Game Act 1803 c. 112 Prisage
Act 1803 c. 156 Prize Goods
Act 1803 c. 134 Process...
- 15 September Edward
to Ireland abandoned
20 September Prisage
of wine at ports
of Dublin, Drogheda, Limerick
and Waterford granted
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