Definition of Prisage. Meaning of Prisage. Synonyms of Prisage

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Definition of Prisage

Prisage
Prisage 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. --Blackstone. (b) The share of merchandise taken as lawful prize at sea which belongs to the king or admiral.

Meaning of Prisage from wikipedia

- annuity of £6,870 in respect of the commutator of the dues of butlerage and prisage. To the Duke of St Albans was granted in 1684 the office of Master of the...
- of England. Some time after, King Henry II of England granted him the prisage of wines, to enable him, and his heirs, the better to support the dignity...
- extravagant lifestyle, Walter gave up his hereditary right to the grant of the prisage of the wines of Ireland for an enormous sum of money. The right had been...
- Lord (2001). "Lichifield and Chichester". The Numismatic Chronicle. 161: 293–295. JSTOR 42668028. Prisage on wine, sent by John to Reginald in 1205...
- Wikisource has the text of the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica article Butlerage and Prisage....
- 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 of Black Game Act 1803 c. 112 Prisage and Butlerage of Wines Act 1803 c. 156 Prize Goods Act 1803 c. 134 Process...
- 15 September Edward III's expedition to Ireland abandoned 20 September Prisage of wine at ports of Dublin, Drogheda, Limerick and Waterford granted to...
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